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CMC Markets valued at £691m in IPO

CMC Markets valued at £691m in IPO

Fri, 05 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Spreadbetting firm CMC Markets has priced its London stock market listing at 240p a share, giving the group a market capitalisation of around £691m and at the lower end of the 235p-... [more]

Clydesdale Bank“s flotation delayed by 24 hours

Clydesdale Bank“s flotation delayed by 24 hours

Tue, 02 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - National Australia Bank delayed the flotation of its UK subsidiary Clydesdale Bank on the London Stock Exchange by 24 hours following a "specific request" from an unnamed ratings ag... [more]

Countryside sets IPO price range at between 225p and 275p

Countryside sets IPO price range at between 225p and 275p

Mon, 01 February 2016

(ShareCast News) - Housebuilder and urban regeneration partner Countryside Properties has set a price range of between 225p and 275p per share for its initial public offering, giving the company a val... [more]

BGL Group mulls IPO on LSE

BGL Group mulls IPO on LSE

Wed, 27 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - BGL Group, the insurance company that owns price comparison website Compare The Market, is mulling a flotation on the London Stock Exchange. The group has hired Rothschild to advise... [more]

Reports CompareTheMarket.com owner exploring public listing

Reports CompareTheMarket.com owner exploring public listing

Wed, 27 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - BGL Group, which owns price comparison website CompareTheMarket.com and insurance brand Dial Direct, is considering a public listing, according to Sky News. The broadcaster said on ... [more]

Brakes swerves IPO plans as market volatility hits valuations

Tue, 26 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - The London fundraising market for new issues is suffering as food distributor Brakes Group on Tuesday shelved its initial public offer due to recent volatile stock market conditions... [more]

Falcon Acquisitions jumps on first trading day

Mon, 18 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Shares in Falcon Acquisitions jumped during their first day of trading on the London Stock Exchange. The company, which bills itself as a vehicle targeting acquisitions of controlli... [more]

Clydesdale Bank announces IPO range

Mon, 18 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - National Australia Bank expected its UK unit, Clydesdale Bank, to fetch a valuation of between 175p to 235p per share when it floated on the London market in early February. In mid-... [more]

Ascential announces intention to float

Thu, 14 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Ascential, the information and events company, on Thursday announced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange. The group - owned by private equity firm Apax and Guardian Media Gr... [more]

CMC Markets readies IPO

Thu, 14 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - London-based spreadbetting company CMC Markets has announced its intention to offer shares via an initial public offering. . The 550-person strong outfit didn't offer a price range ... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, CMC Markets, China

Thu, 14 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey used the weakness in Sports Direct's share price following its profit warning last week to rebuild his stake in the retailer. Despite saying last Fri... [more]

Aramco confirms it's studying IPO options

Fri, 08 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Saudi Arabia's state oil company, Aramco, confirmed it has been studying various options to allow broad public participation in its equity through the listing in the capital markets... [more]

Saudi state oil producer Aramco ponders IPO to make it largest listed company

Thu, 07 January 2016

(ShareCast News) - Saudi Arabia's state oil company, Aramco, is mulling an initial public offer, according to reports citing the king's son, Muhammad bin Salman. If it lists, the oil producing giant w... [more]

Petroneft production wobbles as wells hit snags

Mon, 14 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - Petroneft, the Siberian oil and gas driller, disappointed investors with news that production has not increased as much as expected due to difficulties at several wells. The new T-5... [more]

EasyProperty to put IPO plans on back burner

Fri, 11 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - Online estate agent easyProperty won't be looking to list for at least the next two years or so as it has gained the backing of hedge fund Tosca, the company's chief executive and l... [more]

Purplebricks expects valuation of £240.3m in IPO

Thu, 03 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - Online estate agency Purplebricks said it has conditionally raised £58.1m from an institutional placing and expects to be admitted to trading on AIM with a market capitalisation of ... [more]

Mkango Mining plots London listing to speed rare earth exploration

Wed, 02 December 2015

(ShareCast News) - Mkango Resources, a Toronto-listed rare earth explorer led by former Rio Tinto geologist Will Dawes, has applied to float on London's AIM in January. The Calgary-based company and i... [more]

Softcat prices IPO at 240p a share

Fri, 13 November 2015

(ShareCast News) - IT infrastructure and services provider Softcat has priced its initial public offering at 240p a share - the middle of the expected range - giving it a market capitalisation of £472... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Symantec Corp. 19.76 3.02 22:10
Comcast Corp. 59.41 2.06 22:10
CA Inc. 28.32 0.60 22:00
Costco Wholesale Corp. 143.99 0.50 22:10
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. 43.42 0.39 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
TripAdvisor Inc. 58.37 -8.53 22:03
Adobe Systems Inc. 79.20 -8.29 22:08
T-Mobile Us, Inc. 35.66 -7.86 22:10
Netflix Inc. 82.79 -7.71 22:03
Nxp Semiconductors Nv 70.70 -7.35 22:09