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China Mobile set to launch IPO in Shanghai after US ban

China's largest telecom carrier, China Mobile, has received the green light to launch an initial public offering (IPO) via the Shanghai Stock Exchange, after the company was removed from the New York Stock Exchange earlier this year due to a ban ordered by former...

China Mobile shifts to Shanghai stock exchange, after being booted from NYSE

China Mobile continues to pave the way for a share sale via the Shanghai Stock Exchange after the company was recently ejected from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). In a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange, where the Chinese carrier has its primary...

SoftBank moves forward to launch Japan IPO: report

  The Japanese operator plans to hire Goldman Sachs, Nomura and Deutsche Bank to lead the IPO process Japanese telecommunications group SoftBank has appointed three banks to lead the planned listing of its Japanese mobile business, international press reported. According to the report, SoftBank expects the process...

SoftBank reportedly seeks valuation of nearly $90 billion in Japanese IPO

  SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said the group is working towards a listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Japanese telecommunications group SoftBank is considering seeking a valuation of about $90 billion for its domestic wireless business in a planned initial public offering (IPO), international press reported,...

China Tower raises $6.9 billion in Hong Kong IPO

  China Tower said it would use part of the proceeds to build new towers and upgrade existing infrastructure Chinese state-owned telecommunications tower company China Tower has raised $6.9 billion after pricing its initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range, Reuters reported,...

Rumors circulate VMware might buy Dell in reverse merger

Dell reportedly flirting with making a VMware initial public offering (IPO) CNBC sources report that Dell Technologies is considering a reverse merger with VMware in which the latter company would purchase the former parent company. Dell originally agreed to purchase EMC for $67 billion in...

Livestream: Is there a tech bubble?

Central Texas Angel Network (@CTANAngels), Virgo Capital (@virgocapital) and Angelspan (@AngelSpanInc) join Austin Coding Academy (@AustinCoding) for timely discussion on the tech bubble Tech bubble forum discussion is hosted by Austin Coding Academy and broadcasted by RCR Wireless News. Topics include: Are tech companies overvalued? Is IPO the new "down round"? What do...

Alcatel-Lucent posts improved Q2 results, plans submarine cable IPO

Alcatel-Lucent (ALU), which announced its “Shift Plan” a year ago, is now looking to shift some of its submarine cable business. When the Paris-based telecom equipment company released its 2014 second quarter results, it announced a planned initial public offering for the subsidiary scheduled...

Zayo Group outlines IPO

Venture capital-backed Zayo Group, which has been ambitiously building an international fiber network through acquisitions, now has plans to go public. The Colorado-based company recently filed its S1 form for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The number of shares and...

Aerohive Networks files for IPO

Aerohive Networks, which provides controller-less, cloud-based Wi-Fi, has filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The proposed number of shares and the price range have not been determined yet. Aerohive provides hardware that includes access points, routers, gateways and switches,...

Telecom Analytics: Study shows big data critical to customer-centric cultures

Both marketing and IT executives believe that big data is a key competitive differentiator and will be core to implementing a more customer-centric business culture, according to a new study conducted by the CMO Council in partnership with SAS. The study found that 61% of...

Telefónica looking at IPO for Latin American unit

Rumors about a possible initial public offering of Spain-based Telefónica's Latin American business are back. According to reports, Telefónica is looking to float the Latin American units on the New York Stock Exchange. When contacted by RCR Wireless News, Telefónica's public relations representatives said there has been...

Telefónica prepares German IPO; could Latam units be next?

Telefónica is planning an initial public offering of its German O2 unit as a move to raise cash to pay-down debt and protect the company against América Móvil's efforts to expand its presence in Europe. In addition it would help Telefónica’s finances during the...

Groupon: deal of the day — or not?

Wall Street's wait is over: Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is finally public, pricing Thursday night at $20 a share in one of the most widely anticipated initial public offerings in years. Underwriters increased both the price and the number of shares offered by about 17% at...

Bazaarvoice, Inc. Files Registration Statement For Proposed Initial Public Offering

Bazaarvoice | August 26, 2011 | Press Release Bazaarvoice, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The shares will be offered by...

Telekom Austria Group: Suspicious facts confirmed

Telekom Austria | August 10, 2011 | Press Release Vienna, August 10, 2011: Telekom Austria Group has announced that new evidence exists about irregularities concerning the IPO stock option program of 2004. Precisely it is about the statement of a staff member, who confessed to...

Yelp still toying with IPO, but hasn’t started the process claims CEO

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman said his firm would likely go public over the next year or so but had not yet started the process, as it continues to grow its mobile following. “We haven’t started the process, we haven’t chosen bankers, it’s something we’re going...

Yelp still toying with IPO, but hasn't started the process claims CEO

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman said his firm would likely go public over the next year or so but had not yet started the process, as it continues to grow its mobile following. “We haven’t started the process, we haven’t chosen bankers, it’s something we’re going...

Zynga valued up to $20B, IPO rumored soon

San Francisco-based Zynga Inc., which creates online games for mobile devices and sites such as Facebook, plans to file an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expected to be as early as today, reports...

Deal of the day? Groupon files IPO, looks to raise $750M

Ready for a daily deal? This one may cost a lot. Groupon announced it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go public in hopes of raising $750M in an IPO. Groupon’s IPO is underwritten by its own group of investors...

Freescale Semiconductor launches IPO, misses $1B target

Austin-based chipmaker Freescale Semiconductor Inc. went public on Wednesday but fell short of company expectations, pricing stock 22% less than projected at $18 a share. According to an initial public offering filing (IPO), Freescale wanted to raise more than $1 billion, which is around $22...

Telefonica’s Atento Call-Center Division Plans IPO, With Pricing in June

Bloomberg | May 10, 2011 | Adam Haigh and Manuel Baigorri Telefonica SA (TEF)’s Atento call-center unit will sell new shares in an initial public offering as the Spanish parent company seeks to reduce debt and focuses on Latin America to offset declining domestic market share. The...

Chinese IPO: Renren

CNBC Insight on the Chinese social networking website making its initial public offering, with Joseph Chen, Renren chairman/CEO.

Vodafone plans IPO for its Indian entity

CNBC Money Control | April 1, 2011 With Essar out of the way, Vodafone Plc is looking to list its Indian entity in the near future. The timing and the equity stake to be listed will be decided once the British company buys out Essar's stake...

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