KKR-backed Laureate Education files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

KKR portfolio company Laureate Education has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms and the stock exchange that will list the stock have yet to be set. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital Inc are serving as the lead underwriters. Based in Baltimore, Laureate Education is a for-profit college network.

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PE-backed Performance Food Group Company rolls out IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Virginia-based food products distributor Performance Food Group Company has raised about $276 million for its IPO after pricing its 14.5 million shares at $19 per share. The stock began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PFGC.” Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital, Wells Fargo Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley are serving as the lead underwriters.PFGC is backed by Wellspring Capital Management and Blackstone Group.

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PE-backed Performance Food Group prices IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Virginia-based food products distributor Performance Food Group Company has priced its IPO of 14.5 million shares at between $22 and $25 per share. The stock will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PFGC.” Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., Wells Fargo Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are serving as the lead underwriters. PFGC is backed by Wellspring Capital Management and Blackstone Group.

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VC-backed security data provider Rapid7 goes public

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Security data and analytics provider Rapid7 has debuted its IPO after pricing its 6.45 million shares at $16 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “RPD.” Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Barclays Capital Inc are serving as the lead underwriters. Rapid7 is backed by Bain Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures.

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Fortress-owned FTAI debuts IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, which owns and acquires transportation-related infrastructure and equipment, has raised $34 million for its IPO after pricing its 20 million shares at $17 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “FTAI.” Citigroup Global Markets Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital Inc, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc and UBS Securities LLC are the lead underwriters. FTAI is owned by Fortress Investment Group.

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Warburg Pincus-based Zenith Energy expands team with two hires

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Houston-based Zenith Energy, a developer and operator of terminals that store and distribute petroleum, natural gas liquids and petrochemicals, has named Carlos Ruiz as chief financial officer and John Jessup as director of corporate development. Previously, Ruiz worked at Barclays Capital where he served as a managing director in the natural resources group while Jessup was a vice president at Riverstone Holdings. Zenith Energy is backed by Warburg Pincus.

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PE-backed Enviva Partners goes public

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Enviva Partners LP, a wood pellets provider to large power generations, has raised $200 million for its IPO after pricing its 10 million shares at $20 per share. The stock began trading Wednesday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “EVA.” Barclays Capital Inc, Goldman, Sachs & Co, RBC Capital Markets LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc are the lead underwriters. Enviva Partners is backed by Riverstone/Carlyle Renewable Energy Partners.

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PE-backed Kornit Digital raises $71 mln for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Israel-based Kornit Digital Ltd, a maker of digital printing solutions for the printed textile industry, has priced its IPO of 7.1 million shares at $10 per share. The stock began trading Thursday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “KRNT.” Barclays Capital Inc and Citigroup Global Markets Inc are the lead underwriters. Kornit Digital is backed by Fortissimo Capital.

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PE-backed Kornit Digital files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

Israel-based Kornit Digital Ltd, a maker of digital printing solutions for the printed textile industry, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as its pricing terms have yet to be set. Kornit plans on trading the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “KRNT.” Barclays Capital Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc are serving as the lead underwriters. Kornit Digital is backed by Fortissimo Capital.

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American Securities-backed MPG rolls out IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Metaldyne Performance Group, which is owned by American Securities, has raised $150 million for its IPO after pricing its 10 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MPG.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) and RBC Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, MPG is a provider of powertrain components.

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Apollo to acquire Presidio from American Securities

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Apollo Global Management has agreed to buy Presidio from American Securities. No financial terms were disclosed. LionTree Advisors was financial advisor to Apollo on the transaction while Barclays Capital and Credit Suisse Securities acted as financial advisors to Presidio. Presidio is an IT infrastructure solutions provider.

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Rice Midstream files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Rice Midstream, a subsidiary of Rice Energy, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s price range have yet to be set. Rice Midstream plans on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “RMP.” Barclays Capital will serve as the lead underwriter. Rice Energy is a natural gas and oil company focused on the Appalachian Basin.

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ReWalk Robotics updates IPO terms

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

ReWalk Robotics plans on selling 3,35 million of its shares in an IPO that will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “RWLK.” The pricing terms were not disclosed. Barclays Capital and Jefferies will serve as underwriters. Based in the U.S., Israel and Germany, ReWalk is a maker of wearable robotic exoskeletons for individuals with spinal cord injury. Its backers include SCP Vitalife Partners. Yaskawa Electric Corp. Israel Healthcare Ventures, Pontifax and Previz Ventures.

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VC-backed ReWalk files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

ReWalk Robotics 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. The company is planning on listing its stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “RWLK.” Barclays Capital and Jefferies will serve as the lead underwriters. Based in the U.S., Israel and Germany, ReWalk (formerly known as Argo Medical Technologies) is a maker of wearable robotic exoskeletons for people with spinal cord injury. Its backers include SCP Vitalife Partners. Yaskawa Electric Corp. Israel Healthcare Ventures, Pontifax and Previz Ventures.

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VC-backed Aspen Aerogels files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Aspen Aerogels 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. Aspen Aerogels plans on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “ASPN.” Barclays Capital, J.P. Morgan Securities and Citigroup Global Markets are serving as lead underwriters. Headquartered in Northborough, Mass., Aspen Aerogels is a maker of aerogel insulation used mostly in energy infrastructure facilities. The firm’s backers include BASF Venture Capital, Reservoir Capital Partners, Arcapita Ventures, Tenaya Capital and RockPort Capital Partners.

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Ardian expands team with new addition

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Private equity firm Ardian said Wednesday that it has hired Tobias Gewolker as a director in its infrastructure team. Gewolker will be based in the firm’s Paris office. Previously, Gewolker worked at DC Advisory and before that, Barclays Capital.

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