Elon Musk has said he intends to complete his purchase of Twitter after earlier trying to wriggle out of the deal.
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Completing the $44 billion deal, following six months of turmoil, may be the easy part.
A sign board in Toronto’s financial district shows the Toronto Stock Exchange’s market value and gain.
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Why are so many entrepreneurs in Canada avoiding going public, and what are the consequences for our economy?
Bumble’s IPO raised $2.15 billion for the women-go-first dating app.
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A finance scholar explains what an IPO is, how it works and a new way companies are going public that’s winning the hearts of WallStreetBets Redditors.
AirBNB IPO share price as at December 10, 2020.
Airbnb is taking a very bold step by issuing a multi billion dollar IPO during a global economic slowdown – something that was unthinkable a few years ago.
Airbnb is gearing up for its long-awaited IPO.
Like the entire tourism industry, the coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous effect on Airbnb’s finances.
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Investment in tech businesses is crumbling but the winners are eyeing up the losers.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son.
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SoftBank is pouring another US$8 billion into WeWork, even though the office rental company is now valued at just US$8 billion.
Flash in the pan?
WeWork’s uncertain future reflects how investors have wised up to the hype around Silicon Valley start ups.
WeWorks have popped up in major cities around the world.
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Fundamentally, WeWork’s finances do not look good. It is still a long way from profitability.
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Astronomic valuations for non-profitable companies are popular in Silicon Valley but how are they calculated and what do they reflect?
Your location isn’t all it knows.
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Uber’s IPO will value the company at more than $80 billion, yet the data it collects on its users may be worth even more – and creates the potential for dangerous manipulation.
Slack is especially popular in the tech world.
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Shareholder pressure and influence brings with it the quest for short-term returns at the expense of longer-term creativity and innovation.
We all miss out when corporates keep themselves to themselves.
There are many advantages to listing on a stock exchange.
Despite some recent problems, there are many advantages to going public.
Saudi Arabia’s economy is almost entirely dependent on oil. Here’s how it’s trying to change that.
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Demand has surged for Snapchat’s stock but the loss-making company’s long-term success is far from certain.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says Medibank Private shares are expected to cost retail investors around $1.55-$2 per share.
The privatisation of Medibank Private will be complete next Tuesday when the company lists on the Australian Securities Exchange. That’s exactly one month before Christmas Day and all indications suggest…
Riyadh’s market on the rise?
Saudi Arabia’s largest lender, National Commercial Bank (NCB) has attracted 215.8 billion riyals (US$58 billion) of bids from about 1.2m investors following its initial public offering. Despite attracting…
The sale of Medibank private is unlikely to compensate taxpayers for the loss of future revenue.
The IPO of Medibank Private is set to take place on November 25, and the indicative share price range in the prospectus released today suggests a market capitalisation of between A$4.3 billion and A$5.5…
He’s having a laugh: Jack Ma with the NYSE traders.
Greed is still good. Wall Street has just witnessed its largest ever stock market launch as Chinese internet giant Alibaba raised some $25 billion and watched its share price rise by 35% on its first day’s…