Initial public offerings

Keep up to date with companies looking to come to market as sentiment recovers after years in the doldrums

What China’s stock market turmoil means

Efforts to expand equity financing and move away from banks being stymied

Peter Cruddas, Co-Treasurer of Vote Leave, in their new London offices. Photograph: Rosie Hallam

CMC Markets shares fall below IPO price

Peter Cruddas owns 90% of group, 30% of which he plans to sell

Just Eat deals target lead consolidation

Internet takeaway groups strike €125m agreement

Clydesdale & Yorkshire gains on debut

Chief bullish on Australian investors following demerger

Eurozone IPOs set to outpace US in 2016

Privatisations by indebted eurozone governments seen as boost

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Post-crisis investing, online brokers, Go-anywhere, alternatives, team thinking

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Switzerland, strategies, competition, crisis fallout, technology, emerging markets, recruitment, consolidation

IPOs pick up after slow start to 2016

Two UK banks to float after volatile markets delayed listings

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Funds must stop charging for research

Brokers’ equities reports are ‘valueless’ and savers shouldn’t pay extra, says Daniel Godfrey

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Saudi debt sale at mercy of oil price

Kingdom’s first overseas bond sale depends on external factors

Clydesdale and Yorkshire float delayed

Late intervention by rating agency casts doubt over funding costs

China equities absorb third of all trade

Retail investors’ dealings sent global volumes up 55%

Money manager capitalism harms us all

Mourn the passing of old-fashioned share ownership by individuals

Capital markets make slow start to 2016

Only $416bn of debt sold worldwide in January

Frank Quattrone steps back at Qatalyst

Dotcom-era dealmaker reinvented himself as boutique M&A adviser

Rocket fills its tank for flight of fancy

Exodus from mission control in Berlin gives shareholders further reason to fret

Metro listing could see £1.9bn valuation

Bank targets global asset managers to rally interest

Bailey needs to rally the FCA troops

Principled and pragmatic new leader will require thick skin

China stats chief accused of corruption

Official had overseen fiscal spending and tax collection

China sets equity-raising pace

Europe and US fall behind as regulatory process fuels deal spurt

Philips on track with lighting spin-off

Plans to restructure group hit by failure of LED transaction

Mexico’s markets stand out from turmoil

Country’s successful IPO and bond issue stand out

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Long-term aim is for biotechs to make switch

Junior market’s healthcare sector index was up 26% last year

Online rush to ditch China rural lenders

Cash-strapped shareholders desperate to cash out

KKR in China distressed debt venture

Partnership will help private equity group source credit deals

State assets: hindsight trading

Government does not sell assets for the same reason as investors

Deezer secures €100m extra investment

Music streaming service aims to close gap on rivals

Rival aims to challenge Mexican exchange

New entrant looks to make impact on country’s equities trading

Pharma sell-off threatens IPO appetite

Cautious sentiment risks cutting off funding for smaller biotechs

Clydesdale IPO range lower than expected

Flotation value cut by £500m owing to recent market turbulence

CMC Markets poised to decide on IPO

Listing would value spread-betting group at up to £1bn

Banks scramble to get on Saudi Aramco IPO

Deal likely to be long on prestige but less rewarding on fees

Why Aramco stake would still be a gamble

Size of world’s biggest oil group comes with more than a few limitations and risks

Aramco listing fraught with complexity

Saudi oil group deeply interwoven into society

Saudi Aramco confirms IPO deliberations

Listing would probably create world’s most valuable company

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Robust eurozone IPOs in the pipeline

Smaller and medium-sized companies prepare to float

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The northern powerhouse needs more floats

Rhetoric failed to translate into bumper year for IPOs

First day share ‘pops’ back on the agenda

Square and Atlassian each surged after IPO

Square IPO marked a turn in sentiment

Investors are becoming sceptical of high private valuations

Listings fall as tech groups stay private

State-owned groups provide lift in down year for IPOs without an Alibaba-type boost

Metro secures senior banker as IPO ripens

Mark Stokes’ move raises pressure on rival challenger

A silver bell is run at the beginning and the end of the trading days in the United States and England inside BATS Global Markets, headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas (a suburb of Kansas City, Mo.)

Bats makes second attempt at IPO

Kansas City-based group will try to list on its own exchange