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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

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

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

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]

BuzzFeed plans IPO

Thu, 28 May 2015

Internet news media company BuzzFeed announced it is planning an initial public offering (IPO), its chief executive, Jonah Peretti, said at tech-conference on Wednesday. The website, which has recentl... [more]

Irish petrol forecourt retailer Applegreen plots June AIM flotation

Thu, 28 May 2015

Petrol forecourt retailer Applegreen has revealed plans to raise a gross €70m through a joint listing in AIM and Dublin to fund expansion plans in the UK and Ireland. The company, Ireland's large... [more]

Shell to propose BG Group auditor EY as its new assessor

Thu, 21 May 2015

Royal Dutch Shell, which is currently in the process of acquiring BG Group, will be recommending the latter's auditor Ernst & Young (EY) to shareholders as the Anglo-Dutch oil company's new auditor fo... [more]

Gateley set to become first UK's publicly listed law firm

Tue, 12 May 2015

Gateley has set out plans to become the first law firm to be publicly listed in the UK, with an initial public offering (IPO) that will give it a value of roughly £140m. The Birmingham-based group, wh... [more]

Satellite Solutions jumps upon AIM debut

Tue, 12 May 2015

Shares in Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group rose 8.7% as the satellite provider made its debut on the AIM index on Tuesday. The London-listed group raised £2.3m through the issue of 50m of shares at... [more]

Mayair debuts on AIM and reveals major contract win

Thu, 07 May 2015

Shares in Malaysian air filtration group Mayair Group have fluctuated on their first day of trading on London's AIM segment as it revealed positive recent trading and a major contract win. Mayair, in ... [more]

MayAir set to make LSE debut on Thursday

Wed, 06 May 2015

Air flirtation group MayAir will start trading on the London Stock Exchange on Thursday after raising £16m in an initial public offering. The Malaysia-based company placed 12.4m shares at £1.30 each, ... [more]

Ex Sportingbet chief launches IPO for Stride Gaming

Tue, 05 May 2015

Online bingo company Stride Gaming, led by former Sportingbet chief Nigel Payne, has announced plans for flotation on the London Stock Exchange's AIM segment to take advantage of regulatory changes in... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Expedia Inc. 121.44 12.85 22:10
Amgen Inc. 176.59 2.85 21:50
Staples Inc. 14.71 2.72 22:10
Netflix Inc. 114.31 2.47 22:09
Discovery Communications Inc. Class A 33.02 2.45 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Micron Technology Inc. 18.51 -6.98 21:54
Yahoo! Inc. 36.67 -2.00 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 125.14 -1.97 22:10
Broadcom Corp. 50.61 -1.44 22:10
Seagate Technology Plc 50.60 -1.35 22:10