IPO

IPO fails to Xiaomi the money

The initial public offering of Chinese gadget giant Xiaomi seems to has raised considerably less cash than it hoped.

Polish Play plugs public push

Polish operator Play has announced its intention to to float on the Warsaw stock exchange, in what could be one of the largest telco IPOs in recent years.

Snap hype cools off as bubble bursts for now

The Snap IPO caught a few people off guard as prices surged to $24 after the first day of trading, but as the price declines, late comers to the party are looking a little bit screwed.

Snap IPO crackles and pops

Snap finished its first day of trading with share prices increasing 44% on the initial $17, finishing at $24 with a market capitalization roughly $33 billion.

The Snapchat speculative bubble – an infographic

Snap’s most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the team are chasing after an IPO which would value the business at $18.5 billion, less than half of its initial ambitions.

What’s the point of Snapchat?

Some of the biggest IPOs of recent years have been social media companies and Snapchat will be no exception, but it may be one dotcom gamble too many.

Twitter primed for IPO; caught in IBM’s crosshairs

With Twitter’s IPO set to go live later today the company has priced its shares at $26 each, higher than the expected range of $23-25. With 70 million shares on offer the company is looking to score around $1.8bn in proceeds with a 30 day option for another 10.5 million shares to be sold.

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