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Capital Markets

  • January 23, 2015

    Adama Raises $178M In Bond Offering After Delaying US IPO

    Israeli pesticide company Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. said on Thursday it has resorted to debt capital markets for extra cash, two months after shelving a planned initial public offering in New York, citing market conditions.

  • January 23, 2015

    Koppers Delays $400M Notes Offering, Citing Volatile Market

    Pennsylvania-based carbon materials and chemicals company Koppers Inc. said Thursday that it’s postponing a private offering of $400 million in senior notes due 2020 because of what it described as unfavorable market conditions.

  • January 23, 2015

    Apollo's Handling Of Caesars Ch. 11 Threatens Presidio Deal

    Apollo Global Management LLC kicked off a $10 billion bankruptcy fight for its troubled Caesars Entertainment Corp. just last week, but debt investors are already fighting back in another arena: the debt financing package backing another Apollo buyout.

  • January 23, 2015

    3 More Biotech Cos. Set IPO Terms Amid Flurry Of Activity

    Three more life science companies set terms for initial public offerings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Friday, extending last week's streak of biotechnology firms looking for public investors.

  • January 23, 2015

    Moody's Cuts Atlantic City Bond Rating After NJ Takeover

    The state takeover of Atlantic City, New Jersey’s finances drastically raises the risk of investor losses on $344 million in long-term municipal debt, a ratings agency said Friday while lowering the fallen resort city’s credit profile deeper into junk territory.

  • January 23, 2015

    Pulling Up Stakes: Greenberg, Gibson Dunn, Fenwick

    In this week's roundup of deal makers on the move, Greenberg Traurig LLP deepened its corporate bench in London and Mexico City, Gibson Dunn landed a capital markets and mergers and acquisitions pro in Singapore and Fenwick & West LLP snatched up a private equity and M&A partner in Shanghai.

  • January 23, 2015

    Belgian Oil Shipper Euronav Launches $200M US IPO

    Belgian crude oil shipping company Euronav NV launched its upsized initial public offering in the U.S. on Friday after boosting the number of shares it was offering at $12.25 apiece to raise approximately $200 million as aims to expand its fleet.

  • January 23, 2015

    Winklevoss Twins To Launch New Bitcoin Exchange In NY

    Entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are launching a regulated New York-based bitcoin exchange called Gemini, hoping to legitimize the volatile digital currency for mainstream investors, they said in a Friday announcement on the pending exchange's new website.

  • January 23, 2015

    Latin America's CAF Floats $1B Bonds To Push Development

    CAF, Latin America’s development bank, has issued $1 billion in three-year bonds priced at a floating rate 0.55 percent above the three-month Libor average, hoping to jumpstart development on a continent coping with plunging commodity prices.

  • January 23, 2015

    Cloud Co. Box Soars 40% In IPO After Pricing Above Range

    Venture capital-backed cloud storage provider Box Inc. priced above expectations to raise $175 million in its initial public offering and soared nearly 40 percent in its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, roughly nine months after the California startup postponed its public debut plans amid unfavorable market conditions.

  • January 22, 2015

    Market Rumors: Box, Aena, Office

    Venture capital-backed cloud storage provider Box Inc. earning a $1.7 billion valuation in its U.S. IPO, while Spanish airport operator Aena is set to increase its price range, potentially pushing the company's valuation as high as $9.4 billion.

  • January 22, 2015

    Progressive Launches $400M Notes Offering

    Insurance company Progressive Corp. said in a Thursday filing that it's planning to offer almost $400 million worth of 3.70 percent senior notes due 2045, to occasionally invest in short-term securities and for other corporate purposes.

  • January 22, 2015

    Nexstar Lines Up $275M Note Offering To Back TV Deals

    Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. on Wednesday said it will sell $275 million in senior notes in a private offering — up from $250 million announced earlier in the day — to finance three acquisitions of TV stations in Arizona, Nevada and Iowa, which it had agreed to in the fall of 2014.

  • January 22, 2015

    Terminix Parent Co. Investors Eye $690M Secondary Offering

    The parent company of pest-control giant The Terminix International Co. LP said Thursday that its shareholders, led by private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC, have proposed a secondary offering of 25 million shares, worth roughly $690 million at its Thursday stock price.

  • January 22, 2015

    Chatham Aims For $105M Offering To Back Hotel Buy

    Florida real estate investment trust Chatham Lodging Trust said Thursday that it’s aiming to raise approximately $105 million in an upsized follow-on offering to back its planned $90 million purchase of an upscale extended-stay hotel in San Diego, California.

  • January 22, 2015

    Venture-Backed Inotek Targets $100M In IPO, Note Offering

    Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp., a venture capital-backed biotechnology company developing an eye drop treatment for glaucoma, set terms for its initial public offering and fine-tuned plans for a concurrent note offering Thursday, laying the groundwork to raise as much as $100 million.

  • January 22, 2015

    The Advisory Board Preps $202M Offering To Help Repay Loan

    The Advisory Board Co. is planning a $202.1 million stock offering this month, and the health care-focused research and technology firm said Thursday that the proceeds will help repay part of a loan used in its December acquisition of Royall & Co.

  • January 22, 2015

    Euro Drop Opens Up M&A Opportunities To Daring Deal Makers

    The euro's slide to its weakest level against the dollar in more than a decade has European assets looking cheap to U.S. investors, but with no guarantee that a new bond-buying program by the region's central bank will be able to spur growth, experts say only the boldest buyers are likely to embrace this deal-making opportunity.

  • January 22, 2015

    UK FCA Bans Ex-Execs Over Martin Brokers' Libor Failings

    The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority on Thursday issued its first fines against top company officials over the London interbank offered rate debacle and banned the former CEO of Martin Brokers Ltd. and a former compliance officer over the firm's allegedly rampant cultural and compliance failings.

  • January 22, 2015

    Crude Oil Shipper Plans $100M IPO Despite Low Oil Prices

    Despite a worldwide oil price slump, international crude oil shipping company Tankships Investment Holdings said Wednesday that it is gearing up for a $100 million U.S. initial public offering, the proceeds of which will be used to buy crude oil tankers.