M&A/IPO

Wish Suffers Major Net Loss Before IPO

The global pandemic has profoundly shaped e-commerce. Many storefronts and shopping malls remain closed, and in an environment that risks consumer safety,...
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Vista Equity Partners Acquires Customer Success Startup Gainsight

This week, PE firm Vista Equity Partners Management LLC (Vista) announced it has acquired customer success startup Gainsight. According to reports, the...

SPAC MedTech Acquisition Corporation Files for IPO

MedTech Acquisition Corporation has filed paperwork with the SEC to bring their company public. In their S-1 form, MedTech Acquisition registered 23...

Airbnb Approves Private Share Split

Airbnb (NADAQ: AIRB) has approved a 2-for-1 split of privately held shares, effective Tuesday Oct. 27. According to an email reviewed by...

Prelude Therapeutics Files for Its IPO

Prelude Therapeutics Incorporated files for its IPO. According to the S-1 filing, the IPO will see the company trade shares on the...
Roadside Assistance Car

AA Motoring Group Considering Becoming Private Again

Motor rescue-and-insurance company Automobile Association Developments Ltd (The AA) will be going back into private equity. The company has agreed to a...
Investment Wealth Management

BlackRock Acquires Aperio for $1 Billion

One of the world's largest investment platforms, BlackRock Inc., has acquired wealth management company Aperio Group LLC for a cash deal of...

Airbnb Files IPO

On Monday Nov. 23, rental company Airbnb publicly announed its IPO. The company released a prospectus detailing its debut on the public...
Supermarket

KKR Acquires Japanese Supermarket Chain Seiyu

Investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR) has announced this week that it has acquired a 65% stake in Japanese...
Clothing Streetwear Brands

VF Corp Acquires Supreme for $2.1 Billion

It was announced this week that VF Corporation (VFC), the owner of many popular clothing and shoe brands, has acquired 100% of...

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Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Jan. 15 that President Joe Biden's proposed stimulus plan is much needed for an...

New SPAC ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. to Help Combat Climate Change

ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. has filed paperwork with the SEC registering 25 million units to trade on the NASDAQ. These filings...

Challenges in Life Sciences: What 2020 Meant for This Industry

When we compare life sciences and healthcare to other industries, the strategy in the former is much more fragmented. The pricing practices are also relatively unbalanced while the product cycle is quite long as well.

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Tencent Music Group (NYSE: TME) announced on Friday Jan. 15 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lazy Audio....

New High Yield Bond Ratings January 18 – January 22, 2021

At least 15 companies received revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of January 18 - January 22, 2021. These...

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N.Y. Fed: Consumers’ Expectations Improve Slightly but Remain Weak

In August, 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Center for Microeconomic Data released its Survey of Consumer Expectations. The results...

CA Restaurateurs Fear Second Shutdown Poses Serious Risk

California began its second shutdown of on-site dining at restaurants on December 6, 2020. Restaurant owners, frustrated by the decision, said it...

Bouchard Transportation, the Largest U.S. Petroleum Barge Operator, Goes Bankrupt

The pandemic claimed another company within the distressed oil and gas sector, as Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. announced its Chapter 11 filing...

Thoma Bravo Advantage Could Be Worth $1 Billion

Thoma Bravo Advantage filed paperwork with the SEC for its IPO. The deal registers 100 million units of securities to publicly trade...

Railsbank Raises $37 Million; Fintech Funding Stagnant in Q3

Railsbank raised $37 million in additional funding but fintech funding remained stagnant in quarter 3. The London-based fintech raised the capital to...