Initial public offerings

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

Square’s IPO a lesson to rival start-ups

It looks as if the company should have stayed private for longer

Square: Round hole

As long as company’s niche remains in payments infrastructure, Silicon Valley party can continue

China IPO regulators caught in graft probe

Fate of stock sales worth billions rests with low-paid officials

Square prices below range in IPO

Listing reflects cooling investor sentiment

Dutch to raise €4bn from ABN Amro listing

Privatisation of state-backed lender at a loss to taxpayer

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IPO success rests on bigger deals

Amundi’s listing is the largest in Paris for 10 years

Software reseller Softcat in £153m IPO

Flotation adds to streak of listings of UK technology firms

Unicorns take investors on wild rides

Tech start-ups find there are downsides to staying private

Argus Media to examine sale or listing

Move follows several transactions involving financial data groups

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Technology: Unicorns face end of ‘steroid era’

Silicon Valley valuations may be seen as ‘marketing numbers’ in the face of the reality of an IPO

IndiGo soars on stock market debut

Shares in India’s largest airline climb as much as 18%

Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh pulls IPO

Investors balk at €2.6bn valuation of food delivery group

Match aims to raise $537m in IPO

Online dating business to test uncertain market for listings

CICC notches 7.4% gain in Hong Kong trading debut

China IPO thaw lifts sentiment on hopes of revenue boost

Square: misshapes

Initial public offering is not as discounted as it first seems, and the revenues are not as high

Countryside explores sale as it plans IPO

Housebuilder appoints bid advisers after two takeover approaches

China lifts IPO ban amid market recovery

New offerings were frozen during equity turmoil in July

Oberthur Technologies postpones listing

Smart-card maker joins recent tally of pulled or repriced IPOs

Japan Post Bank looks to go ‘superglobal’

Lender to push more of its $500bn into global risk assets

Japan Post: Painful delivery

The largest IPO of 2015 has seen conservers of a way of life lose out to supporters of market forces

Postal bank IPOs tell tale of two markets

China and Japan privatisations show differing financial evolution

Tech ‘unicorns’: life in a goldfish bowl

Companies should think carefully about going public

Music streaming service Deezer aborts IPO

French group fails to convince stock market it justifies €1bn valuation

National Australia Bank outlines UK exit

NAB also sells life insurance unit to Nippon Life for A$2.4bn

European IPOs test risk appetite

Britain’s Equiniti fell 8.5% while Poste Italiane barely moved

Dutch government to float ABN Amro

State to recoup some of the €22bn it ploughed into lender

Georgia Healthcare sets range for IPO

Price would value company at between £257m and £347m

CICC trims Hong Kong IPO to $811m

Chinese investment bank aims to show potential to expand sales

Japan Post Holdings prices at top of range

Strong retail demand for Japan’s biggest privatisation in decades

Rothesay Life to push back IPO plan

Latest sign new regulations are disrupting insurers

Huarong sets Hong Kong cornerstone record

Pricing of $2.3bn IPO leaves 70% of shares locked up

Ferrari races to $9.8bn value in US IPO

Carmaker prices shares at $52 top of range on strong investor demand

Softcat: clawback

Does flotation have less to do with money than with slowing growth and lower margins?

Japan Post units priced at top of range

Three-pronged IPO to raise $12bn if third group picks same level

Gradual change: Marijn Dekkers will next year leave Bayer, where he tried to fuse the best of German culture and entrepreneurial spirit

Marijn Dekkers, Bayer: From GE to Germany

Running a €90bn life sciences group without burning out

Match tries to win investors’ hearts

Parent of online dating sites Tinder and OkCupid files for IPO

Discerning investors rattle IPO deals

Year’s listings trade down 4% on average

Tech ‘unicorns’ opt for dual share listings

Investors willing to give up voting rights for post-IPO stability

Deezer takes on Spotify with €300m IPO

Streaming business aims for bigger share of fast-growing market

Cornerstone investors pour into Huarong

Chinese ‘bad bank’ set for record stake held by anchor investors