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Tag Archives: Initial public offering

FB trading to begin with a bang | Deal Insight (Facebook prices at $38)

The special arrangements for Facebook founder to ring the bell in Menlo Park outside his office for the opening bell of NASDAQ when FB tstarts trading by 11 AM were … Continue reading

May 18, 2012

The Deal Economy: New numbers for the Facebook IPO ($16B at $38) make it the largest IPO in history | Deal Insight

Facebook’s self effacing roadshow trudge seems to have thrown quite a leg with Zuckerberg’s dream project taking off to a larger Capitalisation target ahead of Friday’s open. Earlier the company … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Are you following the Facebook IPO? | Deal Insight

Latest S-1 (S-1/A) filed with SEC The news is Mark zucked’rberg is not very camera friendly. The Roadshow shmoozing got off to a rocky start in front of the Sheraton … Continue reading

May 7, 2012

The Deal Economy and US Economic commentary from week of April 22 : Facebook listing to help the NASDAQ 100

The week past had a lot of misplaced Housing “crisis” data and Jobless claims data so you possibly did not miss much as I forced myself on a holiday.  As … Continue reading

April 29, 2012

Rainmakers leave JP Morgan , Goldman Sachs | Banking insight

Detractors probably look for something deeper and insiders just walk on thinking the changes to be a matter of course but Ian Hannam from JP Morgan and Yaoul Zaoui from … Continue reading

April 10, 2012

Apple gets an equal on NASDAQ, finally? | Deal insight

Image via CrunchBase Facebook’s FB ticker has decided to list itself on NASDAQ as it fills the final blanks on its IPO registration statement, The company would not be joining … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

JOBS Act “goes live” | Deal Insight

With the paucity of time and the concise video analysis leads available from the Networks, this writer has become a lazy beast of burden. Or so it feels as the … Continue reading

April 5, 2012

The Deal Economy round up (2012 Q1)

Firstly of course, everything else that happened in March but you fortgot to chalk up, was scribbled into sensible commentary on the weekend here  – The Deal Economy _ March 15-31 … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Deal Economy(Pt. II): College Basket Ball, Dodd Frank, Smaller IPOs, more POPs and junk sales

Indonesia gets a large bank deal as Temasek gets an offer to sell 68% stake in Bank Danamon to Singapore based DBS and on the other side US states run … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Deal Economy: Hedge Funds deadline, Pvt Equity payments to “Founders”, Doubling IPOs and lasting ETFs

WE have been silent after the week of march 12, as the deal market summaries showed up a 40% to 80% slump depending onw hich part of the World you … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 2 Comments