17 May
Spinnaker cash shell floats with bulging board to target energy sector
Oil mining

Cash shell Spinnaker Opportunities has floated on the full list of the London Stock Exchange with a £1. 2m fundraising to help it find opportunity in the energy and industrial sectors.

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10 May
Pret a Manger eyes Wall Street IPO later in 2017
veggie pret a manger

Pret a Manger is gearing up for a US flotation later this year with the appointment of a cabal of Wall Street investment banks, according to reports.

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03 May
Kuwait Energy plots LSE listing to finance Iraq investment

Kuwait Energy announced its intention to float in London to raise $150m to finance its bid to become the leading independent oil and gas exploration company in the MENA region.

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28 Apr
Barclays first quarter profits soar to £1.68bn
Barclays bank London

First quarter pre-tax profits at Barclays more than doubled to £1. 68bn from £793m, beating analysts expectations as the bank said its restructuring plan was nearly complete.

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26 Apr
AIB fined over €2.0m ahead of stock market debut

Allied Irish Banks has been hit with a €2. 225m fine by the Irish Central Bank with the state-owned bank’s flotation on the London Stock Exchange just weeks away.

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11 Apr
Altice US files for IPO

Altice US, which acquired Cablevision Systems last year and Suddenlink in 2015, has filed for an initial public offering.

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30 Mar
HSBC named as international adviser for Saudi Aramco IPO
BP, oil, gas

The world's largest corporate formally appointed its international advisers as it made preparations for its market debut.

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29 Mar
Buzzfeed reportedly preparing for 2018 IPO

Digital news site Buzzfeed is making initial plans to float itself on the stock market as early as 2018, according to several reports on Wednesday.

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23 Mar
Eddie Stobart Logistics plans AIM float to accelerate growth
Stobart, transportation

Eddie Stobart Logistics has confirmed it plans to float on London's junior market next month to raise £130m to accelerate organic growth and make acquisitions.

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20 Mar
Downing announces launch of Micro-Cap Investment Trust

Downing announced plans to launch a new investment trust focused on the UK micro-cap space, which some analysts hailed as a potentially useful addition to the sector.

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17 Mar
Mulesoft kicks higher on IPO debut

Mulesoft, the provider of cloud-based business software, enjoyed a strong Wall Street debut on Friday, with its stock kicking more than 45% higher in opening hours.

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10 Mar
AirBnB raises $1bn in funding amid reports of IPO preparations
Oficinas de Airbnb

Home-sharing startup AirBnB has closed its latest round of funding, taking in a cool $1bn from investors as speculation grows as to whether the company will seek to go public in the near future.

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02 Mar
Snap expected to debut at $22 per share as investors lap up stock
Snapchat Discover

The parent company of popular picture messaging app Snapchat has priced its initial public offering at $17 per share, with latest trading suggesting it will enter the NYSE at around $22 per share.

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21 Feb
Saudi Aramco flotation may be pushed back until 2019
khalid al falih aramco

Efforts to float a stake of Saudi Arabian state oil firm Saudi Aramco have been stunted, with the date of potentially world's largest ever IPO being pushed back as far as 2019.

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17 Feb
Arix raises £100m in oversubscribed IPO

Life sciences company Arix has successfully raised £100m in its oversubscribed initial public offering, which comprised 48. 31m shares.

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16 Feb
Snapchat IPO to aim for $22.2bn valuation
Snapchat Discover

Parent company of social media app Snapchat, Snap Inc. , has set a valuation of between $19. 5bn and $22. 2bn for its flotation on the New York Stock Exchange.

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08 Feb
Saudi Aramco to choose boutique investment bank Moelis to advise on IPO
khalid al falih aramco

New York-based investment bank Moelis & Co has reportedly been chosen by Saudi Aramco to advise it on its massive initial public offering.

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06 Feb
Liberty House may pursue partial London listing by 2018
tata steel scunthorpe

Liberty House Group was reportedly eyeing a partial listing of its business in London by 2018.

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23 Jan
Green Investment Bank to float in London as sale plans 'torn up'

The government will float the Green Investment Bank on the London Stock Exchange as it backtracked on its original privatisation plan for a deal with Australian investment bank Macquarie.

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04 Jan
FXPro shelves IPO plans
libra, esterlina, divisa, moneda, reino unido pound currency

FXPro shelved its plans to float on the London Stock Exchange until the regulatory uncertainty affecting the sector had lifted.

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