By Dominic Jones on March 14, 2011
WHEN hospital operator HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) raised $3.79 billion last week in the largest private-equity backed IPO ever in the US, it chose to host its investor relations information on a website run by Thomson Reuters.
By Dominic Jones on January 17, 2011
THE CEO of E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (NYSE: DANG), which went public last month in a $272 million IPO, has slammed Morgan Stanley for undervaluing his company and warned other Chinese companies against seeking a US stock listing.
By Dominic Jones on December 16, 2010
ALTHOUGH company executives have repeatedly tried to dampen speculation about an impending IPO, Facebook looks increasingly ready to go public in the coming year – an event that could be a big boost to shattered public interest and confidence in the US stock market.
By Dominic Jones on April 4, 2008
SOFTWARE company BladeLogic, which went public last July, has one of the hippest ticker symbols going: BLOG. But now that the company is being acquired by BMC Software (NYSE: BMC) those funky four letters are up for grabs. One problem, though. The way the US IPO market has been doing so far this year, it [...]
By Dominic Jones on August 9, 2006
By Dominic Jones A SCRAPPED IPO is rarely a good thing. It suggests the company being shopped is a lemon. Companies that pull their IPOs traditionally go off to some dark corner with their tails between their legs. So when Internet domain registration company The Go Daddy Group, Inc. withdrew its registration statement with the [...]