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2011-06-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture capitalists from around the world say the current level of IPO activity is too low to support the health of the venture capital industry in their respective countries, according to the 2011 Global Venture Capital Survey sponsored by Deloitte and the National Venture Capital Association. More than 80 percent of global venture capitalists surveyed stated that current IPO activity levels in their home countries are too low. The survey, conducted...

2011-05-09 13:50:16

LinkedIn plans to sell shares for $32 to $35 each in an initial public offering (IPO), which is considered on of the firsts for a major U.S. social networking site. LinkedIn said it would offer 7.85 million shares in its IPO. The professional social networking site said the offering could raise up to $274.4 million.  LinkedIn believes its net proceeds would be about $146.6 million after expenses. LinkedIn's debut could pave the way for other popular online services that connect with...

2009-11-06 08:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ernst & Young Institutional Investor IPO survey 2009, highlights the likely markets and sectors that will lead listing activity in 2010. The survey, based on responses from more than 300 institutional investors across the world, found that China, technology and private equity are likely to drive IPO activity over the next 12 months. IPO in emerging markets set to recover first from the economic downturn Investors believed a handful of IPO markets...

2009-10-23 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Greenscape Capital Group Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed its initial public offering ("IPO") of 4,830,000 common shares, at a price of $0.50 per common share, for aggregate gross proceeds of $2,415,000. The Company's IPO offering of 4,200,000 shares was over-subscribed by the full over-allotment of 630,000 shares. The TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") has accepted the Company's Listing Application, and the Company's...

2008-08-05 09:01:21

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- While the IPO pipeline shows an increase in companies filing to go public, only 80 companies remained in the IPO pipeline by the end of the second quarter (30 June, 2008), according to the quarterly Ernst & Young US IPO Pipeline Report. Registrations are down from 90 companies at the end of the first quarter (31 March, 2008). Despite the smaller pipeline, Q2 2008 saw 30 new registrants filing to go public, compared to 23 in Q1 2008 and 24 in Q4 2007....

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