IPO Watch

German EV startup Sono Motors files for U.S. IPO, seeking valuation of over $1 billion

German EV startup Sono Motors files for U.S. IPO, seeking valuation of over $1 billion

Sono Motors, a Munich-based EV startup that is aiming to produce an all-electric hatchback with solar cells integrated into its body, has announced the filing of its initial public offering (IPO) i

Alibaba founders to enjoy greater control after planned IPO

E-commerce firm Alibaba's planned initial public offering (IPO) will limit Japan-based Softbank's voting rights, while the firm's founders will enjoy a greater control.

Fat Face aims to raise £110 million through IPO

Fashion retailer Fat Face has announced its decision to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange later this month that could value it at up to £440 million.

Countrywide expects valuation of up to £750m from upcoming IPO

British estate agent Countrywide Holdings expects it's planned IPO to value it at up to £750 million, two people familiar with developments at the company said.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the sources said that Countrywide has priced its share for the sale in the range of 260 pence to 350 pence apiece, which would give the company a valuation in the range of £600 million to £750 million.

From the offering of new shares, the company aims to raise £200 million. The proceeds will be used to cut the company's debt pile and grow the business.

Facebook will raise stock price, could be first U.S. company worth $100 billion at IPO

According to two late-Monday reports, from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Reuters respectively, Facebook will most likely raise the target price range of its shares for its forthcoming initial public offering (IPO).

While Facebook has set its stock's target price range as between $28 and $35 per share earlier this month, the strong demand from investors for the company's shares has apparently prompted the popular social network to increase the price range to between $34 and $38 per share.

Facebook’s IPO road show got off to a “rough start”

With Facebook's May 18-scheduled initial public offering (IPO) of its stock on the NASDAQ round the corner, the social network has hit the road this week, with its IPO `road show', in an attempt to entice investors ahead of its forthcoming stock offering.