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  • Monzo doubles valuation to ?2bn at latest funding round

    Tuesday 25 Jun 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Digital bank Monzo saw its valuation double to nearly £2bn at its second round of funding which saw it raise £113m in fresh equity from investors led by US-based investment outfit Y Combinator.

  • Trainline targets ?1.7bn valuation in London IPO

    Friday 21 Jun 2019

    (Sharecast News) - UK transport booking app Trainline priced its shares at the top end of its targeted range at 350 pence per share on Friday, in a move that leaves the company sporting a £1.68bn valuation in its London stock market debut.

  • Airtel Africa targets ?3.6bn valuation for London IPO

    Monday 17 Jun 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Airtel Africa on Monday set its London IPO price at 80-100 pence per share, targeting a valuation of up to £3.6bn.

  • ReAssure confirms intention to float

    Friday 14 Jun 2019

    (Sharecast News) - ReAssure has confirmed its intention to float on the stock market, allowing Swiss Re to cash in some of its stake in the closed life book company.

  • Stevenage FC flogging shares to fund promotion bid

    Wednesday 12 Jun 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Fourth-tier English football club Stevenage FC confirmed on Wednesday that it will give fans and investors the opportunity to buy shares in the club as part of an ambitious plan to chase promotion.

  • ReAssure plans London flotation

    Friday 07 Jun 2019

    (Sharecast News) - ReAssure Group is planning an initial public offering in London to raise funds for further expansion of its closed life book business.

  • Trainline looks to raise at least ?75m from June IPO

    Wednesday 29 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Rail ticket booking app Trainline expects to raise at least £75m when it floats on the London Stock Exchange in June.

  • Alibaba plans to raise $20bn in second Hong Kong listing

    Tuesday 28 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20bn through a second listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange after its 2014 record-breaking stock market debut in New York that saw it raise $25bn.

  • Online ticketing service Trainline on track for London float

    Wednesday 22 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Victoria Investments may announce on Wednesday plans to float its online rail and coach platform Trainline on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in order to increase its profile and maximise on European demand.

  • M&S says progress inconsistent as profit falls

    Wednesday 22 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Marks & Spencer's annual profit fell almost 10% as underlying revenue declined across the retail chain's food and clothing and home divisions.

  • Peloton scraps IPO in favour of $1bn tie up with Merck

    Tuesday 21 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - American drugs giant Merck has agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics in a deal that could eventually be worth more than $2bn.

  • Walmart 'seriously considering' Asda IPO

    Wednesday 15 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Supermarket chain Asda could be floated, staff were told on Wednesday, after the competition authorities derailed its proposed tie-up with rival J Sainsbury.

  • Escape Hunt seeks ?4m to tap UK escape room craze

    Monday 13 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Escape Hunt plans to raise at least £4m to open more sites to tap into the growing craze for escape rooms in the UK.

  • Uber is set to price IPO amidst concerned market

    Thursday 09 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Uber Technologies Inc is set to price its initial public offering on Thursday at a time when the price of its rival, Lyft is plunging and the market is showing concerns over the US-China trade war.

  • Bidstack raises ?5m to support growth of video game ads

    Tuesday 07 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Bidstack said it had raised £5m of new funds to support the video game advertising company's growth.

  • Investor appetite for IPOs boosts Uber as demand for shares outstrips supply

    Wednesday 01 May 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Uber's $90bn initial public offering is already oversubscribed, according to unnamed sources, further underpinning investor faith in the loss-making ride-hailing service and possibly also reflecting the buoyant mood of late in global capital markets.

  • Slack files for unusual direct NYSE listing

    Friday 26 Apr 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Slack submitted its plans to the US Securities Exchange Commission to go public through an unusual direct listing on Friday, avoiding the more traditional initial public offering format.

  • Uber seeks valuation of up to $90bn at IPO

    Friday 26 Apr 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Ride-hailing company Uber will unveil the terms for its initial public offering on Friday and it's reportedly seeking a valuation of between $80bn and $90bn, according to reports.

  • Rustranscom delays IPO following approaches from private equity

    Tuesday 23 Apr 2019

    (Sharecast News) - Rustranscom on Tuesday confirmed that it has postponed a planned initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange in favour of a private equity transaction.

  • German renewables investor sets sights on LSE for market listing

    Tuesday 23 Apr 2019

    (Sharecast News) - German investor Aquila is considering the London Stock Exchange as a potential venue for a market listing of its renewable energy fund within the next two months.

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