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Foreign banks left out of initial public offerings in China

Financial Times - Banking

Share of listings involving global institutions has fallen this year to lowest level in more than a decade

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SEC’s New Rules Give SPACs, Target Companies Much to Consider

JD Supra: Mergers

The new rules affect both initial public offerings (“IPOs”) for SPACs and so-called “de-SPAC” transactions involving target companies who enter into a business combination with SPACs. On January 24, 2024, the U.S.

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Chinese EV maker Zeekr prices IPO at $21, at the top end of range, reports say

CNBC: Investing

Chinese electric vehicle maker Zeekr will reportedly price its initial public offer at $21 a share Thursday.

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Dual Track Reboot: Five Key Considerations for Supercharging Your Life Science Company Exit

JD Supra: Mergers

There have been 44 initial public offerings (IPOs) listed on the US stock markets in 2024 thus far, many of which continue to trade at a premium to their initial offering price, demonstrating the strength and buoyancy of current public markets.

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SEC Adopts Final Rules Relating to SPACs, Shell Companies, and De-SPAC Transactions

JD Supra: Mergers

Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted new rules and guidance affecting initial public offerings (“IPOs”) of special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) and business combinations between SPACs and private company targets (“de-SPAC transactions”). On January 24, 2024, the U.S.

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SEC Adopts Final Rules to Enhance Disclosures and Investor Protections Relating to Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) and De-SPAC Transactions

JD Supra: Mergers

On January 24, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted final rules (the “Final Rules”) to enhance disclosure and investor protection in initial public offerings (“IPOs”) by special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) and in business combination transactions involving shell companies, such as SPACs, and private operating companies (..)

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Preparing a VC-Backed Company for an Exit Event

JD Supra: Mergers

Initial public offerings (IPOs) and M&A exits are the two most common means of achieving liquidity in a private company. This article addresses an acquisition transaction, which requires preparation and oversight that many founders and managers need to learn as they go.