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#IPO

# ipo - Friday 5 September, 2014

This is the smile of a man whose company will float at $24.3 billion

Chinese marketplace Alibaba will debut on Wall Street in two weeks time.

# ipo - Thursday 26 June, 2014

So GoPro’s first day on the stock market got off to the best possible start

The company raised $427 million after it sold 17.8 million shares in its first day of trading.

# ipo - Friday 11 April, 2014

Eircom considering third stock market listing in space of 15 years

The formerly State-owned telecoms company was initially floated in Dublin, London and New York in 1999.

# ipo - Thursday 3 April, 2014

That’s a lot of chicken satay: Takeaway website Just Eat valued at €1.8bn

It gives Just Eat a valuation that is two-thirds more than takeaway giant Domino’s Pizza.

# ipo - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up

The redesign comes after rumours the company will hold its IPO sometime in the Autumn.

# ipo - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

This is how much the company behind Candy Crush Saga is worth after going public

The company raised just under $500 million in an IPO which saw shares priced at $22.50 each.

# ipo - Friday 21 March, 2014

Major Irish IPO off the table

Dublin-based firm pulls plans to raise up to €57m from NASDAQ.

# ipo - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO

King Digital Entertainment generated revenue of €1.36 billion in 2013, the majority coming from its flagship title, Candy Crush Saga.

# ipo - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Facebook and banks face lawsuit over misleading investors

The company and numerous banks have been accused of selectively disclosing parts of its revenue outlook before its IPO in May 2012.

# ipo - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.)

These are the men who will get rich as Twitter goes public on the NYSE later today.

# ipo - Monday 28 October, 2013

NYSE ‘test runs’ Twitter IPO to avoid problems that plagued Facebook

Nasdaq was fined $10 million for trading delays and order failures when Facebook went public last year.

# ipo - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Twitter hikes IPO amount to $1.61 billion

The company said it would sell 70 million shares in a price range between $17 and $20 a share.

# ipo - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Twitter shuns Nasdaq to list on the New York Stock Exchange

The choice of the NYSE for its IPO comes as the company posts losses of $65 million for the last three months and total losses of $483 million in its brief history.

# ipo - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Twitter files a $1 billion IPO

Founders and shareholders Ev Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone are set to be millionaires.

# ipo - Sunday 22 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie These photos helped make Twitter powerful More Than 140

These photos helped make Twitter powerful

It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.

# ipo - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Twitter files for IPO

The microblogging site announced that it plans to go public and has submitted papers the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

# ipo - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Facebook stock rises to near IPO level

The world’s biggest online social network has been on a roll since it reported stronger than expected earnings on 24 July.

# ipo - Monday 17 December, 2012

Morgan Stanley fined $5 million over Facebook IPO

Morgan Stanley agreed to the civil penalty without either admitting or denying the charges against them.

# ipo - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

From The Score Glazers staying at United for ‘many, many years’ Cash Dollars

Glazers staying at United for ‘many, many years’

“It’s a very popular business that people have interest in. The answer is: ‘Not for sale’.”

# ipo - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO

CEO Dick Costolo ruled out an imminent initial public offering or sale of the social networking site.

# ipo - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Zuckerberg loses $9.1 billion – and admits Facebook share slide is ‘painful’

The end of a ‘lock-in’ period means another dive in share value – meaning Zuckerberg, and Bono, have both lost out.

# ipo - Friday 10 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# ipo - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Man Utd’s flotation could raise $383m – but club may only get half

The soccer club’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange will see the Glazer family take half of the proceeds.

# ipo - Friday 27 July, 2012

Facebook posts $157m loss in first results since IPO launch

The loss stemmed from accounting rules requiring Facebook to set aside reserves from restricted stock units before 2011.

# ipo - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The Score Manchester United fans give guarded welcome to IPO Reaction

Manchester United fans give guarded welcome to IPO

United fans have long protested the Glazers’ heavily leveraged takeover, arguing the debts loaded onto the club have steadily eroded its ability to compete for big-name signings.

From The Score United we float: Manchester United plays for dollars in US IPO IPO

United we float: Manchester United plays for dollars in US IPO

The club hopes to raise $100m by floating on the New York Stock Exchange.

# ipo - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Facebook settles lawsuit, will pay $10 million to charity

But it’s not the company’s only legal worry.

# ipo - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Facebook shares dip to new low

The social network debuted at $38 a share two weeks ago.

# ipo - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Shareholders file lawsuit over Facebook flotation

Meanwhile a US Senate committee is considering launching an inquiry into the social network’s recent flotation.

Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry.

“This should have been a blockbuster. This should have traded to $60 or $70.”

# ipo - Monday 21 May, 2012

Facebook shares nosedive in early trading on NASDAQ

Shares in the much-vaunted social network, led by newlywed Mark Zuckerberg, lost an eighth of their value in 15 minutes.

# ipo - Sunday 20 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg weds on day after IPO Hitched

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg weds on day after IPO

It’s been quite a week for the couple – including an historic IPO, a graduation from medical school, and a surprise wedding.

# ipo - Friday 18 May, 2012

Bono’s wealth set to double in Facebook’s first day on markets

Paul Hewson’s investment vehicle owns 1.5 per cent of the company – and will make a tidy packet in the IPO today.

# ipo - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Facebook to raise $16billion with $38 share price

The move means the social media giant will break all records for a tech firm when it goes public tomorrow.

# ipo - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Facebook is just a ‘fad’, say almost half of people in US

More people think Facebook will fade away than believe it will be a long-term success story.

Facebook hikes price of its shares, raising value to over $100bn

Facebook had previously planned on selling shares at between $28-$35, but is now going for a price between $34 and $38.

# ipo - Monday 14 May, 2012

Facebook co-founder renounces US citizenship days ahead of flotation

The move will result in Eduardo Saverin avoiding taxes of about $600 million when he collects his share of the site’s stock offering.

# ipo - Monday 7 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Want to own a piece of Facebook? Here’s how to do it Explainer

Want to own a piece of Facebook? Here’s how to do it

Sometime this month, 337 million shares will be up for grabs when the world’s biggest social network floats on the stock market. But be warned: it may be hard to get a hold of them.

# ipo - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Column: Why does a tech startup succeed? Here’s the recipe…

Did you know the most promising startup founders in the US are from Limerick? John Gleeson looks at what we can learn from them.

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