The private equity owner of Applus+ has picked Morgan Stanley and UBS to oversee a stock market listing of the Spanish industrial testing firm, a person familiar with the matter said.
Australia electronics chain Dick Smith Holdings Ltd's rise on the Australian Stock Exchange had put its enterprise value to five times its value at the time of its buyout at AUD534 million.
Poland's Siodemka, one of the country's biggest delivery firms, is planning to list on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. 18 companies have already debuted in the Polish bourse this year.
Nine Entertainment Co., Australia's second-largest media company, seeks to raise AUD643 million (USD582 million) in its initial public offering. If successful, the deal could give Nine a market capitalization of AUD1.93 billion.
The shares of Australia-based electronics seller Dick Smith Holdings Ltd lifted on its debut on Wednesday after securing USD315 million in its initial public offering.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on tuesday including Adcock Ingram, Energa, Nordea Bank, Alitalia, Ben Venue, TIM Participacoes, Douglas, Mercator, Novartis, OncoMed, Kerning and Malaysia Airports
Private equity firms are rushing to cash in on strong investor demand as evidenced by the flood of initial public offerings this year, according to a report.
Portugal is raising EUR578 million (USD783 million) in the initial public offering of its postal service CTT-Correios de Portugal SA. The Portuguese government is divesting its 70% stake in the mail service.
Dubai property firm DAMAC raised USD348 million in its first trading day in the London Stock Exchange. A week ago, DAMAC reduced the deal size to USD400 million and fixed the final price at USD12.25 per global depositary receipt (GDR).
According to a Bloomberg report, Blackstone Group has made its mark as one of the largest warehouse landlords in the US with its industrial real estate firm formed three years ago, which is already two times its size.
Indonesia's largest taxi company Blue Bird Group reportedly postponed its initial public offering this year after failing to get an approval from the Financial Services Authority of Indonesia.
US movie company AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said it will seek to raise USD 368 million in its initial public offering. AMC is owned by the Dalian Wanda Group controlled led by Wang Jianlin, the richest man in China.
U.S. cinema chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc plans to raise as much as $368 million from an initial public offering of 18.4 million Class A shares.
Hotel major Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. seeks to raise up to USD2.4 billion in its US listing. Hilton Worldwide will offer 112.8 million shares, giving it a market value of about USD19.2 billion.
Servelec's initial public offering is said to be the largest technology listing in the UK in three years. The software and services company is expected to float 68.3 million shares worth GBP122 million on the London Stock Exchange.