IPO

AB InBev launches second Asia IPO attempt

ANHEUSER-BUSCH InBev NV will kick off a second attempt to spin off its Asian business in Hong Kong with the launch on Wednesday of an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to US$6.6 billion that...

WeWork parent says IPO still on despite recent setbacks

WEWORK owner The We Company said on Monday that it expected to complete its initial public offering (IPO) by the end of the year, after walking away from preparations earlier in the day to proceed...

Lendlease Group seeks to list Reit on SGX to raise S$1.03b

SYDNEY-headquartered Lendlease Group has lodged a prospectus to list a new Reit (real estate investment trust) on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) mainboard.

China’s Uber-for-trucks breaks even, en route to IPO

[HONG KONG] China's Uber-for-trucks startup Full Truck Alliance said it's weighing an initial public offering (IPO) after breaking even from May, defying a sector-wide downturn.

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner

[TOKYO] Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group, with a...

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO over valuation concerns: FT

SOFTBANK Group, a leading shareholder in the holding company of US office-sharing startup WeWork, has urged it to shelve a planned IPO on concerns over the valuation, the Financial Times reported...

PropertyGuru plans up to A$400m Australian IPO: sources

[SINGAPORE] South-east Asian online realtor PropertyGuru Group, which counts buyout firms TPG Capital and KKR among its backers, is targeting an Australian IPO which could raise up to A$400...

SoftBank pushes WeWork to postpone its contentious IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (BLOOMBERG) - Executives of WeWork and its largest investor, SoftBank, are discussing whether to shelve plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of the money-losing co-working...

WeWork mulls slashing IPO valuation as skepticism rises over business model: sources

[BENGALURU] WeWork owner The We Company is considering slashing the valuation it will seek in an initial public offering (IPO) to a little over US$20 billion, less than half the US$47 billion...

IPO hopeful WeWork adds woman to board, CEO returns US$5.9m after backlash

[NEW YORK] WeWork owner The We Company took some steps on Wednesday to burnish its appeal to investors ahead of its initial public offering by adding a woman, Frances Frei, to its all-male board...

Business software firm Slack’s shares plunge after it predicts a larger loss

[SAN FRANCISCO] The reality of being a public company is setting in for what were once some of Silicon Valley's hottest startups. The latest to get a taste of that: Slack.