Airbnb may seek direct offering instead of IPO

HOME rental company Airbnb may eschew an IPO in favour of a direct listing, according to a Bloomberg report, following a rocky summer of tech public offerings.

WeWork IPO is withdrawn as investors grow wary

[NEW YORK] WeWork shelved its plans for an initial public offering on Monday, a startling retreat for a company that expanded rapidly in recent years as it sought to transform commercial real...

'Unicorns' that wowed investors face hard road on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AFP) - The so-called "unicorns" that attracted big investments and took Silicon Valley by storm are facing a chillier environment as they turn to Wall Street for fresh capital.

Investors are gearing up for Thai property IPO bonanza

FOR investors seeking a slice of Thailand's property market, this is turning out to be the year to do just that.

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...