Oscar-winning special effects firm DNEG aims to start taking investor orders in early November for its London listing, a source familiar with the transaction said, as the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain's departure from the European Union loomed.
FRANKFURT Private equity firm KKR is advancing with preparations for a stock market flotation of German defence supplier Hensoldt in a deal potentially valuing the company at more than 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion), people close to the matter said.
LONDON A growing number of private equity firms are taking advantage of Europe's buoyant bond market to extract money from companies they hold by loading them with debt, prompting some investors to warn the fixed income rally is nearing its peak.
LONDON Shares in African mobile networks operator Helios Towers were up slightly on their market debut in London on Tuesday, providing some relief to a jittery market for initial public offerings.
LONDON Kazakh financial group Kaspi.kz said on Monday it was postponing a London listing due to market conditions, reviving concerns about initial public offerings (IPOs) in Europe.
LONDON/ZURICH Shopping tax refund firm Global Blue is preparing for a possible 1 billion euro ($1.1 billion) initial public offering in Amsterdam this year as investors show renewed signs of interest in new listings, four sources familiar with the matter said.
LONDON Shares in troubled British lender Metro Bank rose by more than 30% on Wednesday after it announced the successful relaunch of a 300 million pound bond deal and the exit of its chairman and founder Vernon Hill.
LONDON A couple of hefty share listings in Europe and the return of AB InBev's Asian unit float in the third quarter of 2019 brought some hope to a global IPO market battered by political volatility and downbeat global growth expectations.