IPOs

  • Momentum builds for AUTO1 IPO ahead of bookbuild

    Momentum builds for AUTO1 IPO ahead of bookbuild

    Books are set to open on the IPO of AUTO1, the online marketplace for second hand cars, next week with the deal garnering good momentum in the pre-deal education process, according to sources close to the deal.

  • GlobalCapital ECM awards: polls open

    GlobalCapital ECM awards: polls open

    GlobalCapital has launched the process to decide the winners of our Equity Capital Markets Awards for 2020. The results will be announced at the end of March.

  • Primavera Capital nets $360m from Spac IPO

    Primavera Capital nets $360m from Spac IPO

    Primavera Capital Acquisition Corp, a so-called blank cheque company, has raised $360m from a larger-than-expected New York Stock Exchange IPO that has added further momentum to the increasingly hot asset class.

  • Cornerstones go mainstream for European IPOs

    Cornerstones go mainstream for European IPOs

    Companies are increasingly turning to cornerstone and anchor investors to support their IPOs across the price range before deals are launched. While the phenomenon is common in Asia and the Nordic markets, it has been rarer in UK and most continental European deals until now, but the trend is turning into the norm, reports Sam Kerr.

  • Gold rush: Russian miners prep IPO plans

    Gold rush: Russian miners prep IPO plans

    Two Russian gold miners are among a number of Russian companies looking at listing possibilities in 2021 capitalising on a strong 2020 for the precious metal.

  • Eurostar's begging letter shows tunnel vision

    Eurostar's begging letter shows tunnel vision

    Eurostar, the company which runs trains through the Channel Tunnel between London and Europe, is angling for a UK government-backed bailout loan. It is a ruse that can most generously be described as cheeky. If the company really needs cash to survive, there are many more appropriate ways of raising it in the capital markets.

  • Moonpig gets early IPO momentum with cornerstones

    Moonpig gets early IPO momentum with cornerstones

    Moonpig, the online greetings card company, has started its IPO process with a boost, announcing two big cornerstone orders at the beginning of investor education. Meanwhle, Dr Martens, the UK bootmaker, has published its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange without cornerstones, but sources say that either cornerstones or anchors are a strong possibility on that deal.

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