IPO


Roku gears up for IPO

Roku is reportedly working on plans to file confidentially for an initial public offering, in a move that could see the firm raise up to US$150 million.  According to a Wall Street Journal report, which cites people familiar with the plan, Roku has been working to prepare for a potential offering with banks including Bank […]

Tele Columbus to launch €300 million IPO this year

German cable operator Tele Columbus plans to launch an initial public offering by the end of the year to capture “attractive growth opportunities” in Germany. The firm, which said over the summer it was considering floating on the stock market, has now confirmed its plans and said it expects to raise no les than €300 […]

Com Hem prices IPO at €6.44 per share, nets €629 million

Com Hem has priced its over-subscribed IPO offering at SEK58 (€6.44) per share, with trading on the NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm commencing today.  The Swedish cable operator said that the share price gives it a market capitalisation of SEK11.47 billion (€1.27 billion), with the 97.75 million newly issued shares netting the firm SEK5.67 billion (€629 […]

Com Hem eyes up to €688 million through IPO

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has said that it will raise gross proceeds of up to SEK6.237 billion (€688 million) through its IPO, with the offering valuing the equity of the firm at SEK10.637 billion to SEK12.437 billion. In the prospectus for its stock market floatation, Com Hem said that it expects to set the […]

Multimedia Polska shelves IPO plans

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has called off plans to float on the Warsaw stock market, citing weak demand among potential investors.  According to Bloomberg and Reuters reports, Poland’s number three cable operator called off the IPO plans after initially pricing its offering at PLN950 million (€230 million). Multimedia Polska delisted from the Warsaw stock […]

Com Hem to raise SEK5.5 billion in IPO

Swedish cable operator Com Hem has unveiled plans to raise about SEK5.5 billion (€610 million) through an IPO on the Stockholm stock exchange. Com Hem said the goal of the offering is to reduce the company’s debt levels and provide additional financial flexibility. The company aims to reduce its net leverage to about 4.15 times […]

Com Hem reportedly planning US$1 billion IPO

Swedish cable operator Com Hem is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering that could net the firm around US$1 billion (€730 million).  According to a Bloomberg report, which cites two people with knowledge of the matter, the Scandinavian operator will start the process as early as next week. The stock market flotation could value […]

Kipco reveals plans to float OSN this year

Middle East investment group Kuwait Projects Co (Kipco) has said it plans to take pay TV operator OSN public within the next few weeks, according to local reports. Kipco vice-chairman Faisal Al Ayyar told journalists in Kuwait City that market conditions are now right for an IPO and that the process would be kicked off […]

ONO shareholders weigh up IPO vs Vodafone

ONO’s shareholders are to meet this Thursday to decide whether to press ahead with plans for an IPO or to consider a sale of the Spanish cable operator to Vodafone, according to press reports. According to the EFE press service, citing unnamed sources close to the process, shareholders will study both the IPO plan and […]

SFR could launch IPO in July, says Vivendi CEO

Vivendi-owned French service provider SFR could launch its IPO as early as July, according to press reports. Vivendi CEO Jean-Yves Charlier, speaking on the margins of a conference organised in Paris, was reported by Reuters as having said the company is well advanced in its preparations for the spin-off. Pressed on the date, Charlier said […]