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New Issues News

New issues

SoftBank gets go-ahead for record £16bn mobile flotation

SoftBank gets go-ahead for record £16bn mobile flotation

Mon, 12 November 2018

(Sharecast News) - SoftBank is to launch a record-beating stock market flotation, after it won approval to spin out its mobile phone business in a „2.4trn (£16bn) initial public offering. The IPO has ... [more]

Smithson fund bags largest ever UK investment trust fundraising

Smithson fund bags largest ever UK investment trust fundraising

Wed, 17 October 2018

(Sharecast News) - Terry Smith's new Smithson small- and mid-cap fund has raised £822.5m from investors ahead of listing, making it the largest ever initial fundraising by a UK investment trust. Manag... [more]

Spain's Cepsa latest to shelve IPO; turbulent market conditions blamed

Spain's Cepsa latest to shelve IPO; turbulent market conditions blamed

Mon, 15 October 2018

(Sharecast News) - Spain's Cepsa has shelved plans for a multi-billion euro initial public offer, after it fell foul of the current turbulence on European bourses. Cepsa's owners, the Abu Dhabi state ... [more]

America's Azalea Energy to raise $38m with London IPO

America's Azalea Energy to raise $38m with London IPO

Thu, 11 October 2018

(Sharecast News) - Louisiana-based oil and gas specialist Azalea Energy is to float on London's AIM in a multi-million pound debut later this month. The US company said the initial public offering, sc... [more]

China's Tencent Music aims for $1bn Wall Street IPO

China's Tencent Music aims for $1bn Wall Street IPO

Wed, 03 October 2018

(Sharecast News) - China's largest music streaming service, Tencent Music Entertainment, is set to go public in the US with a $1bn IPO which could raise the value of the company to $30bn becoming one ... [more]

Aston Martin starts off in low gear after IPO

Wed, 03 October 2018

(Sharecast News) - Aston Martin Lagonda was valued at £4.3bn by investors as the luxury car manufacturer floated on the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, short of the £5bn that had been hoped. Share... [more]

Syncona invests $18m in Nightstar offering

Fri, 28 September 2018

(Sharecast News) - Healthcare investor Syncona said it was investing $18m (£13.7m) in portfolio company Nightstar Therapeutics through a placing of American depositary receipts. As a result, Syncona w... [more]

Aston Martin aims for £5bn IPO valuation

Thu, 20 September 2018

(Sharecast News) - Aston Martin has confirmed pricing for its London initial public offer that would give the luxury carmaker a valuation of up to £5.07bn and propel it into the upper echelons of the ... [more]

Peer-to-peer-lender-Funding Circle aims for £1.8bn valuation

Wed, 19 September 2018

(Sharecast News) - Peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle said it hoped to raise around £300m when it floats in London in an offer open to institutional and private investors. The company will have an ini... [more]

Investec Asset Management to be spun out as separately listed company

Fri, 14 September 2018

(Sharecast News) - Investec announced the demerger and listing of Investec Asset Management on Friday, following a strategic review process carried out by its board and executive directors. The FTSE 2... [more]

Aston Martin board strap in ahead of October float

Mon, 10 September 2018

(Sharecast News) - Aston Martin Lagonda has hired former RBS and Coca-Cola director Penny Hughes as chairman ahead of the sports car maker's planned flotation on the London Stock Market early next mon... [more]

Domestic & General eyes £1.5bn return to stock market - report

Tue, 04 September 2018

(Sharecast News) - The UK's leading specialist warranty provider Domestic & General is planning a return to the London stock market over a decade after delisting, according to reports. The company's o... [more]

Lyft to hire advisor to prepare for IPO ahead of rival Uber

Fri, 31 August 2018

(Sharecast News) - Ride hailing company Lyft has decided to hire an advisor to start the process for an initial public offering in an effort to beat rival Uber to the stock market, Bloomberg reported ... [more]

Aston Martin looks to drive away from IPO with £5bn valuation

Wed, 29 August 2018

(Sharecast News) - Aston Martin may soon float on the London Stock Exchange with an expected value that could put the British automotive legend at the top end of the FTSE 250. The UK automaker, synony... [more]

Riyadh pulls Saudi Aramco IPO - Report

Wed, 22 August 2018

(Sharecast News) - Saudi Arabia has pulled plans for a domestic and international listing of state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco, Reuters reported, citing four industry sources. The financial advisors ... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Charter Communications Inc. 328.54 3.16 23:02
KLA-Tencor Corp. 96.90 2.60 23:04
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. 70.33 2.42 23:00
Xilinx Inc. 90.54 2.29 23:08
Incyte Corp. 66.51 2.28 23:04

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Nvidia Corp. 164.43 -18.76 23:10
Activision Blizzard Inc. 50.94 -4.89 23:04, Inc. 23.05 -4.75 23:09
Asml Holdings N.V. 168.99 -4.41 22:40
Facebook Inc. 139.53 -3.00 23:08