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Feb 20, 2020

After raising $74 million, ZeroFox eyes IPO

Baltimore cybersecurity firm ZeroFox announced the completion a $74 million funding round Thursday, and CEO James C. Foster said an initial public offering is likely in the company’s future. With the funding raised, ZeroFox hopes to continue its global expansion, setting the stage for the point where it can begin the IPO process. “We are […]

Aug 16, 2018

Tenable looks to future after successful IPO

Tenable Holdings closed its initial public offering last month, raising $288 million, the largest IPO for a security company in the last five years, according to the company.

Jul 26, 2018

Tenable’s shares soar on first day of trading

Investors snatched up shares of Tenable on the Columbia cybersecurity firm’s opening day of trading, driving up the price from $23 to $30.25. The company expects to raise a maximum of $275 million from the sale of almost 11 million shares of common stock on Nasdaq. The firm is listed under the symbol TENB. The […]

Dec 2, 2013

Hilton IPO could rank among biggest of the year

NEW YORK — Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. said Monday that it could raise as much as $2.37 billion, making it one of the year’s biggest IPOs. The hotel operator said in a regulatory filing that the offering of 112.8 million shares is expected to price between $18 and $21 each. Hilton is offering about 64.1 […]

Wall Street Twitter IPO
Nov 4, 2013

Poll: Twitter faces skeptical investors

NEW YORK — Twitter faces skepticism from potential investors and the broader public ahead of its initial public offering, according to an Associated Press-CNBC poll released Monday. Some 36 percent of Americans say buying stock in the 7-year-old short messaging service would be a good investment, while 47 percent disagree. Last May, ahead of Facebook’s […]

Sep 13, 2013

Tweetable facts about Twitter’s IPO

NEW YORK — Twitter has redefined the way we communicate, get news and share tidbits of our lives. It has even been credited with starting a revolution or two. The company, based in San Francisco, announced Thursday that it intends to sell stock to the public for the first time. Naturally, it did it via […]

May 13, 2013

LinkedIn looks to build on its impressive resume

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — LinkedIn and Facebook will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn’t be more different. LinkedIn Corp. promotes its service as a stepping stone to a more enriching career. As it turns out, the professional networking company’s initial […]

Apr 30, 2013

Empire State Building IPO clears N.Y. legal hurdle

NEW YORK — A legal challenge to an ambitious plan to let the public buy shares in one of New York City’s most famous landmarks — the Empire State Building — was cast aside on Tuesday in a ruling by a Manhattan judge. Judge O. Peter Sherwood rejected arguments by a small group of current […]

Aug 14, 2012

Facebook insiders can sell stock as ‘lock-up’ ends

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook’s early investors and a handful of top executives become eligible on Thursday to sell stock they own in the social networking company. It marks the beginning of a time-honored process for public companies, one that will give many Facebook employees the same right to sell their shares this fall. It’s […]

Jul 20, 2012

Fender decides against taking the public stage

NEW YORK — A famous piece of rock and roll history has changed its tune about going public. Fender Musical Instruments Corp., which produced guitars strummed by the likes of Buddy Holly and Eric Clapton and famously set on fire by Jimi Hendrix, said late Thursday that it dropped its plans for an initial public […]

Jul 5, 2012

Manchester United files for IPO in U.S.

NEW YORK — Manchester United plans to go public. In the United States, to boot. The record 19-time English champions filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday to hold an initial public offering of stock and become a listed company on the New York Stock Exchange. The deal could ease […]

Jun 6, 2012

Nasdaq sets aside $40M for Facebook investors

NEW YORK — The Nasdaq stock exchange said Wednesday that it plans to hand out $40 million in cash and credit to reimburse investment firms that got ensnared by technical problems with trading Facebook stock. FINRA, the financial industry’s self-regulatory group, will review claims for compensation. Facebook went public May 18 amid great fanfare. But […]

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