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A Few Thoughts On the Etsy IPO

A few tidbits from our analysis of the Etsy IPO Etsy is going public very soon.  There are some interesting things about the company.  Such as: -Who knew selling arts and crafts could generate $122 million in a year?  Those … Continue reading

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Etsy IPO Puts Some Shares Aside For The Little Guy

Homey spin on IPO directed share program for Etsy. Usually, you need to be a big institutional investor or an individual with some clout to get your hands on some IPO shares. Or, you could get lucky in an E*Trade … Continue reading

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Shake Shack Shimmies Up The Charts – Big IPO Debut

We previously mentioned Shake Shack’s IPO filing here. SHAK increased its offering range from $14-16 to $17-19 and ultimately priced at $21, raising $105 million (before expenses and underwriting discounts).  Demand was obviously high for these burger purveyors.  At this … Continue reading

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Shake Shack Files for IPO

Serving up burgers, fries, ice cream and Enlightened Hospitality. Shake Shack files for IPO. Shake Shack is not just the latest casual dining company filing to go public, it is a modern day “roadside” burger stand. It was founded by … Continue reading

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Globoforce IPO Coming Soon, Smaller Than Expected.

Globoforce IPO downsized; net proceeds and selling shareholders hardest hit. Globoforce’s IPO is expected soon, as early as this week.  However, not is all rosy in Dublin-by-way-of-Massachusetts. Earlier this week, Globoforce was planning to sell about 4.4 million shares at … Continue reading

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Castlight Health Soars In IPO. Why?

Castlight Health prices IPO above range, shares rise sharply in debut. Do Castlight’s results and prospects justify its valuation?   Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) went on the road for its IPO with a prospectus offering 11.1 million shares of … Continue reading

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Intrawest Resorts, the Fortress Investment-Owned Ski Resort Company, Files For IPO

Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. files for IPO without listing any underwriters.  Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., filed for a $100 million IPO.  Intrawest is a newly formed vehicle into which Fortress Investment Group will dump its ski resort assets in order … Continue reading

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Mavenir Systems – Today’s Other IPO

Mavenir Systems (MVNR) chose to go public on the same day as Twitter (TWTR). Let’s give them some attention too. Today’s other IPO did not quite raise the ruckus like that certain other company. In stark contrast to the Twitter … Continue reading

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Twitter Sued Ahead of IPO – Cause for Skepticism

Part 2: Why the Twitter pre-IPO lawsuit strikes us as strange. Besides the obvious part that it was filed during an IPO roadshow as if they were angling for quick settlement. We discussed some of the facts reported about the … Continue reading

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Twitter Sued Ahead of IPO For By Firms Claiming They Were Hired to Fraudulently Pump Up Its Valuation

Part I: Some of the reported facts on Twitter pre-IPO lawsuit. There have been several reports that Twitter was sued for $124 million today.  Two financial firms claim that Twitter began a process to sell some shares privately to enhance … Continue reading

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