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

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Biotech start-up slides on Wall St debut

Shares in Hep-C drugmaker founded by ex-convict drop 17%

Car group Autins drives post-Brexit IPOs

British engineering company reduces noise in Bentleys and Range Rovers

Enav shares jump on Italian debut

Defensive characteristics help air traffic control operator shine

Glencore Russneft stake cut by debt deal

Oligarch founder of Russian oil group in debt-for-equity swap

Fund houses fill corporate lending gap

Study shows growing reliance of companies on asset managers

Special reports

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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

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Philips Lighting shines bright on debut

Supplier relationships and scale used to extract better terms

Italy eyes €750m air traffic control sale

Key plank of Renzi’s privatisation plan prices close to top of range

Payment processing company Worldpay has said it plans to raise £890m by listing its shares on the London stock market. The flotation could give the company a market value of nearly £4bn and push it into the FTSE 100 index of the largest UK-listed firms.

Worldpay outage hits millions of payments

Payments processing group’s outage has lasted more than two weeks


Line takes long road to global success

Founder promises to take Japanese messaging app around the world after Asian achievements

Line looks to spend on AR and data mining

Japanese chat app to use proceeds from $1.3bn IPO to challenge bigger rivals

Line shares surge in Tokyo and NY debut

Japanese rival to WhatsApp jumps 48% as Tokyo trading starts

Compare The Market owner eyes £2bn float

BGL Group preparing for a potential listing in early 2017

Line: Treading a fine one

Messaging app prices IPO as growth stalls but it still has a future

Waste collector Biffa heads for £1bn IPO

Operating profits rise 27% in year to March 2016, sales up 5%

Brexit keeps European IPOs on hold

Market turbulence deters companies from pushing ahead with listings

Titleist: Par for the course

Golfers may not buy new clubs but always need balls

Diversity push drives SGX-Baltic tie-up

The Asian bourse had just one significant IPO last year and is losing ground to regional competitors

Sungevity to list while sector shines

Easterly merger comes as competitor faces uncertain outlook

China broker braves post-Brexit IPO market

Orient Securities raises $1.16bn despite global market turmoil

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Saudi Aramco sale heralds new market

Saudi Arabia is preparing privatisations designed to attract foreign investors

Intertain considers London listing

Canadian group appoints former from Gala Coral and Sportingbet

Intel weighs sale of cyber security unit

Chipmaker considers move as investors flock into sector

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Ken Moelis, a traditional dealmaker

Banker at the forefront of a wave of boutique advisers

Week in Review

Week in Review, June 25

Twilio’s IPO ends tech drought, Musk targets SolarCity, BHS, Oi and asset managers featured

Japan bourse takes market lessons to school

Unorthodox bid to woo money out of banks and into stocks

Twilio: public life

A rare IPO for a private tech company. Why bother?

Twilio shares surge in Wall Street debut

Move offers hope to fellow unicorns seeking to list

RBS stalls Williams & Glyn sale process

Complex task of separating the bank deals blow to government

Fullerton Health eyes Asian healthcare appetite

Singapore listing could value medical services group at $1bn

Unicorns face tough road to Wall St

Try our interactive on how tech IPOs have performed after listing

Telefónica eyes O2 float to raise funds

Spanish telecoms group opens talks with banks about IPO process

US assets to play bigger part in Singapore Reits

New tax-friendly structure to burnish appeal for US trusts

Record cornerstones for CDB unit’s $1.1bn IPO

Bankers turn to large investors amid lacklustre demand

Circassia hit as cat allergy drug fails

Biotech group halts trials of key experimental treatment

Peloton hires IPO veteran as CFO

High-end cycling equipment maker has grown rapidly

European unicorns remain elusive

Investors concerned about soaring valuations of private start-ups

Purplebricks plans Australian expansion

Online estate agent backed by fund manager Neil Woodford sees sharp growth

Toys R Us: still in the club

Private equity, like toddlers, tire of toys quickly

Hollywood Bowl strikes plans for UK IPO

The 10-pin bowling company takes advantage of sport’s resurgence

Uber to tap debt markets for up to $2bn

Car-hailing group builds firepower as it expands internationally