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Empire State Building IPO clears NY legal hurdle

A legal challenge to an ambitious plan to let the public buy shares in one of New York City's most famous landmarks — the Empire State Building — was cast aside on Tuesday in a ruling by a Manhattan judge.


Exclusive: Manchester United set to kick off IPO

Manchester United IPO

Soccer powerhouse Manchester United is expected to launch its IPO in New York as early as next week, for pricing in early August, after earlier attempts in Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK.


Facebook prices IPO at $38 per share

Facebook IPO

Facebook on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $38 per share. The social networking company, which is expected to go public tomorrow under the ticker symbol "FB," stands to reap $18.4 billion in the IPO.


Hong Kong IPO Boom Is a Bust for Many

The average initial public offering in Hong Kong since the start of 2009 is down 13%, and more than two-thirds of the offerings have underperformed the Hang Seng Index since their listings.


Facebook leaning toward Nasdaq, reports say

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook will list its shares with Nasdaq, according to media reports. That would be a big win for the Nasdaq, which competes fiercely with NYSE Euronext Inc., especially for an initial public offering as large as Facebook's, pegged at $5 billion. The New York Times and CNBC cited anonymous sources on the potential listing.


BATS exchange withdraws IPO after stumbles


In a breakdown that resembled a mini version of the 2010 "flash crash," a series of blunders hit the market debut of BATS Global Markets Exchange Inc on Friday, causing the company to take the extremely rare step of withdrawing its initial public offering of shares.


The IPO market, an engine of job growth, stalls

Two companies with quirky names, Ubiquiti Networks and Zeltiq Aesthetics, made their public debuts earlier this month with listings on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Each company's stock went up modestly on the first day of trading.


Groupon IPO on hold as SEC questions remain

Groupon is going to wait at least a couple of weeks before launching the final phase of its initial public offering because regulators still have questions for the daily deals website and the stock market is too volatile, a person familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.


Tudou Has Rocky Debut; TenCent To Take Youku Stake?

China-based video site Tudou has stumbled out of the gate on the company's first day of trading on the U.S. stock market. Tudou went public today with an offering of 6 million American depositary shares at $29, raising $174 million.


Angry Birds firm seeks flotation

Angry Birds firm seeks flotation

The company behind the Angry Birds mobile phone game sensation wants to list on the stock market.


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