IPOs

  • Citic Capital blank cheque firm plans US IPO

    Citic Capital blank cheque firm plans US IPO

    Citic Capital Acquisition Corp, a special purpose acquisition company (Spac), has filed for a $200m IPO. It is targeting companies in the energy efficiency, clean technology and sustainability sectors.

  • PE seeks new exit as MiFID grinds public markets

    PE seeks new exit as MiFID grinds public markets

    Private equity firms are looking at different ways of monetising their investments, rather than the usual IPO routes, as regulation makes smaller firms less viable in the public markets. Alternative capital providers outside the usual buyout community are also boosting their allocations to private assets.

  • Reverse mergers in focus as IPOs remain tricky

    Reverse mergers in focus as IPOs remain tricky

    More companies are exploring the possibility of passing into public ownership through a process known as a "reverse merger" rather through an initial public offering, according to senior equity capital markets lawyers.

  • Phoenix Tree goes below price range for $130m IPO

    Phoenix Tree goes below price range for $130m IPO

    Chinese co-living platform Phoenix Tree priced its US listing below the initial marketed range and reduced the size of its IPO, raising $129.6m. Its stock had a volatile start to trading last Friday.

  • Central Retail preps record $2.4bn Thai IPO

    Central Retail preps record $2.4bn Thai IPO

    Thailand’s Central Retail Corp is on track to launch the country’s largest IPO, with bookbuilding for the deal set to open on January 20, according to a source familiar with the matter.

  • German ECM revival on the cards in 2020

    German ECM revival on the cards in 2020

    German equity capital markets are off to a flying start this year, buoyed by a rally in the DAX and renewed interest in European equities among US investors. There is renewed optimism about deals to come, including several of this year’s largest European IPOs.

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