Saturday, 18 August 2018

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  • UBS logo

    MOVES-ECM veteran Frank Maturo to retire from UBS

    Ticker | 22 March 2018

    Veteran US ECM banker Frank Maturo is calling it quits.

  • Spotify logo from company website

    Spotify calls the tune with direct listing

    Top News | 16 March 2018

    Spotify Technology streamed its glitzy investor day live last week, the latest step in its revolution against traditional IPOs as the company prepares for a direct listing on the NYSE on April 3.

  • Spotify logo from company website

    Spotify outlines five reasons for direct listing

    Ticker | 15 March 2018

    Ahead of its investor day presentation at 1pm in New York on Thursday, Spotify Technologies outlined five reasons why it’s opting for a direct listing instead of a traditional IPO:

  • Spotify preps for IPO with investor day

    Ticker | 13 March 2018

    Spotify’s unusual journey toward a direct stock listing is progressing with an investor day Thursday before a planned NYSE debut on April 3.

  • A Bombardier plant in Montreal

    Bombardier turnaround requires US$500m equity plug

    Top News | 09 March 2018

    Bombardier’s move to secure C$638.4m (US$500m) overnight on Tuesday through a stock sale marked a tactical strike in the long-running turnaround of the iconic Canadian aircraft and train maker.

  • Ares Capital logo

    Tax cut sees Ares drop LP structure

    Top News | 09 March 2018

    Ares Management received plenty of attention when it restructured itself as a traditional corporate instead of a limited partnership.

  • Deutsche Bank hedges Voya exposure

    Structured Equity | 09 March 2018

    Deutsche Bank hedged a portion of its long exposure to Voya Financial through the issue of long five-year equity-linked notes Thursday.

  • US one-hundred dollar bills

    Assurant lowers stock dilution with US$250m MCB

    Ticker | 08 March 2018

    Specialty insurer Assurant did everything to minimize the costs of funding its US$1.9bn acquisition of The Warranty Group (TWG), providing US$1bn of equity consideration and selling a mandatory convertible to fund part of the US$900m cash consideration.

  • A Bombardier plant in Montreal

    Bombardier douses cash flow burn with US$495m stock sale

    Ticker | 06 March 2018

    Bombardier reloaded its balance sheet with C$638.4m (US$495m) of equity overnight Monday as the iconic Canadian aircraft and train maker looks to aid its turnaround.

  • Ares Capital logo

    Ares goes public again as C-Corp

    Ticker | 06 March 2018

    Alternative asset manager Ares Management is making quick hay of its conversion from a publicly traded limited partnership to a tax-paying C-Corp with a circa US$375m stock sale comprised of both primary and secondary shares.