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US company looks to raise money for 'Lingerie Fighting' events

US company looks to raise money for 'Lingerie Fighting' events

Thu, 20 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - A company called Lingerie Fighting Championships has just filed a prospectus with US listing authorities ahead of a new share offering. The company is developing a series of events ... [more]

Bank of Georgia profits up after acquisition

Bank of Georgia profits up after acquisition

Thu, 20 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Bank of Georgia posted a lift in second quarter profits to GEL72mn (£19.81m), 15.5% higher than the same quarter last year and up 23.5% year on year. The UK subsidiary of JSC Bank o... [more]

Chinese seed giant Shuxing to float in London

Chinese seed giant Shuxing to float in London

Thu, 06 August 2015

(ShareCast News) - Shuxing, China's largest seed planting and exporting company, has announced its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange in 2016. Shuxing Seed Industry, which is located in S... [more]

Bluefield European Solar aims to raise £142m in LSE listing

Bluefield European Solar aims to raise £142m in LSE listing

Mon, 13 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - Solar energy investment fund Bluefield European Solar unveiled plans to raise a minimum of €200m (£142m) through a listing on the London Stock Exchange. The company, which is l... [more]

McCarthy & Stone's owners seek buyers at around £1bn

McCarthy & Stone's owners seek buyers at around £1bn

Fri, 10 July 2015

(ShareCast News) - McCarthy & Stone, the UK retirement homes provider owned by a consortium of private equity investors, has begun talks about a potential £1bn-plus takeover, according to reports. The... [more]

Premier Foods to invest £20m in Mr Kipling venture

Fri, 03 July 2015

UK food manufacturer Premier Foods will unveil a new £20m production line at its Mr Kipling bakery in Carlton, Barnsley on Friday. The move followed the success of Mr Kipling, after it was relaunched ... [more]

Spanish language broadcaster Univision files for US IPO

Thu, 02 July 2015

The largest Spanish-language broadcaster in the United States, Univision, has filed for an initial public offering. According to documents filed with US regulators, the broadcaster wants to raise $100... [more]

Worldpay said to get bids from Blackstone, CVC, H&F

Thu, 02 July 2015

Several investment firms are reportedly examining takeover bids for UK-based payment processing company Worldpay, which is drawing up plans for a stock market listing valuing it at £6bn. According to ... [more]

Mobile company Digicel plans $200m IPO

Fri, 26 June 2015

The Caribbean's biggest mobile phone operator Digicel was planning an initial public offering, documents filed with the US stockmarket regulator showed. Owner Irish billionaire Denis O'Brien wanted to... [more]

Sophos successfully places 156.5m shares at 225p per share

Fri, 26 June 2015

Sophos said on Friday announced the successful pricing of around 156.5m shares at 225p per share, which will bring the company's market capitalisation to £1.01bn at the commencement of conditional dea... [more]

Applegreen raises £65.4m upon making AIM debut

Fri, 19 June 2015

Irish service station operators Applegreen made its debut on the London Stock Exchange on Friday, after raising €91.7m (£65.4m) in its initial public offering. The group, which also began trading... [more]

PureTech Health raises £108m from flotation at 160p apiece

Fri, 19 June 2015

PureTech Health has raised £108m following its initial public offering which saw the shares listed at 160p apiece. The healthcare company's total market capitalisation will be around £363.6m following... [more]

Gateley raises £30m with AIM float

Mon, 08 June 2015

Commercial law firm Gateley has raised £30m from its listing on London's AIM market. The company raised the cash by placing just under 31.6m shares on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market at 95p eac... [more]

Worldpay reportedly lines up banks for £6bn IPO

Thu, 04 June 2015

The owners of electronic payments company Worldpay have reportedly picked six banks to lead a £6bn stock market listing that will propel the company straight into the FTSE 100. Advent International an... [more]

NextEnergy European Solar Utility announces intention to float on London Stock Exchange

Thu, 04 June 2015

Investment group NextEnergy European Solar Utility (NEESU) unveiled plans to float on the London Stock Exchange. The newly-formed company, which focuses on utility-scale solar energy assets in the Eur... [more]

Gear4music thrilled by investor reception as trading begins

Wed, 03 June 2015

Gear4music, an online retailer of musical instruments, saw its shares rise on its first day of trading after drumming up £9m in its initial public offer. The group said the money raised will be used t... [more]

Sophos Group eyes £1bn London flotation in early July

Wed, 03 June 2015

Sophos Group, the Oxford-based developer of online security software, has revealed plans to raise a gross $125m via a flotation of new shares on the London Stock Exchange's main market in early July. ... [more]

Cairn Homes to float on London Stock Exchange

Wed, 03 June 2015

Home builder Cairn Homes has unveiled plans to float on the London Stock Exchange, adding it aims to raise between €350m (£254m) and €400m. Cairn, which is currently carrying out work at two... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 56.60 4.60 22:06
Sandisk Corp. 54.56 4.38 22:01
Staples Inc. 14.21 3.35 21:58
Micron Technology Inc. 16.41 2.82 22:06
Seagate Technology Plc 51.40 1.42 22:01

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 127.52 -4.87 22:04
Celgene Corp. 118.08 -4.80 22:10
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. 513.50 -4.32 22:09
Wynn Resorts Ltd. 75.05 -4.03 22:04
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 172.19 -3.73 22:01