Bob Diamond, the former boss of Barclays, is set to return to banking by listing a shell company in London in the next few weeks to invest in the African financial sector, a source familiar with the matter said.
State-backed Power Grid Corporation is looking to raise as much as INR7,600 crore by selling 84.71 crore shares in a follow-on public offering. Shares will be priced at INR85 to INR90 apiece.
A revival in public listings is set to take place in the Middle East and North Africa or MENA with the improvement in capital markets conditions, a report in Gulf Business said.
Leveraged finance bankers are heading into 2014 with the same old nagging doubts about whether M&A will finally pick up, but this time round there is an even greater desire for a resurgence as refinancing opportunities fade.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has dropped its offer to advise Turkey's Aselsan on a planned secondary listing. The Turkish defense contractor recently closed a deal with a Chinese firm under US sanctions.
Vincent Tan, owner of Malaysia's Berjaya Group, is looking to list Cardiff City Football Club on Singapore's Catalist. Tan controls a 51% stake in Cardiff City, which has been recently promoted to the English Premier League.
Private equity firms in Europe have chosen initial public offerings as the way to exit their investments as the markets have become open, according to a report from the Financial News website.
Shares of Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment declined in its first trading day by as much as 3.4% in Sydney to AUD 2 per share from its offer price of AUD 2.05.
Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc were hired by The Rubicon Project Inc to lead its IPO next year.
AUSTRALIA'S NINE ENTERTAINMENT DEBUTS AT A$2.02/SHARE VS ISSUE PRICE OF A$2.05/SHARE
Private equity-backed CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens priced its shares at BRL 16 apiece for its IPO today, below its indicated price range of BRL 18 to BRL 22.
A source told Reuters that Qinhuangdao Port Co is going to be setting the price of its planned initial public offering at HKD 5.25 per share, which is the bottom of its indicative range.
General Motors Corporation LLC is looking to put up for sale the last of its holdings in Ally Financial Inc. via a private placement. Ally, GM's financing arm, is reportedly eyeing an initial public offering.
A report from the Straits Times debunked the perception that Chinese firms were facing growing hurdles in the US, citing data that China's investments in the US had nearly tripled this year.
China Cinda Asset Management Co Ltd, the country's biggest bad debt manager, is set to raise $2.5 billion after pricing its Hong Kong IPO at the top of the marketing range, a source with direct knowledge of the plans said on Thursday.