PE-owned US Foods files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

Rosemont, Illinois-based US Foods, a food service distributor serving chefs and food service operators, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. US Foods is owned by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and KKR.

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VC-backed Elevate Credit delays IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Elevate Credit, which is backed by Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures, has postponed the pricing of its IPO due to current market volatility. Elevate is a online credit solutions provider.

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Yeti Coolers hires banks for IPO: Reuters

By Reuters News — 4 weeks ago

Yeti Coolers LLC, the U.S. manufacturer of “built-for-the-wild” coolers that can withstand grizzly bear attacks, has hired investment banks for an initial public offering (IPO) that could come later this year, Reuters News reported.

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VC-backed Clearside Biomedical files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Alpharetta, Georgia-based Clearside Biomedical Inc, which focuses on treating blinding diseases of the eye, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. However, the company plans on trading the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “CLSD.” RBC Capital Markets and Stifel will serve as the lead underwriters. Clearside’s backers include Aju IB Investment, Cormorant Asset Management, Perceptive Advisors and Rock Springs Capital Management.

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VC-backed BuildingIQ goes public on Australian Securities Exchange

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

BuildingIQ, a energy management software provider, has raised A$20 million for its IPO. The stock began trading Wednesday on the Australian Securities Exchange. It is backed by Aster Capital, Siemens Financial Services‘ venture capital unit, Paladin Capital and the energy division of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

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