Poundland and Pets at Home set listing prices – Reuters

By Reuters News — 2 years ago

Poundland and Pets at Home are setting the prices for their initial public offerings, the latest British retailers to capitalise on London’s buoyant market conditions, writes Reuters. Pets at Home is mainly owned by US private equity group KKR and Warburg Pincus is a backer of Poundland.


VC-Backed IPOs Show Improvement in Q2 – NVCA Report

By Lawrence Aragon — 2 years ago

Twenty-one venture-backed IPOs raised $2.2 billion during the second quarter, more than double the volume and dollars compared to the first quarter of this year, according to a report by the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters (publisher of peHUB). Year to date, 29 VC-backed companies have gone public, raising about $2.9 billion. That compares to 29 VC-backed companies that raised $18.8 billion via initial public offerings in the first two quarters of last year.