A time for unicorns: Nexi IPO

We just left one of the hottest month in terms of IPOs. Indeed, at NYSE and Nasdaq we saw 2 unicorns’ IPO’s: Pinterest and Zoom, that both did better than Lyft (Uber’s competitor), whose IPO took place at the end of March. Specifically, Pinterest, the social network of photos/videos/images, fixed a placement price at $ […]

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Worth the Wait: 2017 Year of the IPOs

Approaching the end of Q1, 2017 is set to be comeback time for initial public offerings (IPOs) worldwide. IPOs tend to cycle through “hot” and “cold” periods: when the economy is doing better, the market temperature rises, capital expenditure needs to increase and so firms tend to go public. 2016 turned out to be a […]

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Poste Italiane IPO

  On Tuesday the 27th  of October, Poste Italiane S.p.A, Italy’s national post office, listed about 35% of its shares on Borsa Italiana, the Italian Stock Exchange, thus opening a new round of privatizations in Italy. Indeed, the long awaited IPO is either the biggest country’s privatization in 16 years or a part of the plan of the Italian government […]

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