IPO

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n IPO a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
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Usage

In literature:

The information given by Rumphius upon the subject of the Ipo or Upas, in his Herb.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
They're practically ready to float an IPO.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Eduardo Saverin, one of the founders and major shareholders in Facebook, has renounced his US citizenship just before the company's IPO.
Facebook's post-IPO slide has sparked a lot of discussion on how the social networking company should be valued.
Roundy 's files IPO.
Paul Saffo weighs in on Facebook ahead of IPO.
Groupon Inc CEO Andrew Mason yesterday told potential IPO investors the company will replace the worst-performing members of its sales staff to streamline its operations and spur growth.
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Facebook shares open at $42.05, an 11% increase from the company's $38 IPO price.
The IPO market is starting to show a pulse again after the Facebook debacle.
Li Ka- shing 's Cheung Kong Mulls 'Other Options' for Assets Set for IPO.
Li Ka- Shing 's Horizon Hospitality Delays Premarketing for up to US$800 Million Hong Kong IPO.
Yuan-Based IPO to Launch in Singapore.
Li Ka- Shing -Linked REIT to Launch Singapore IPO This Week -Sources.
First Chinese IPO since April rise 10% in debut.
An electronic sign flashes the latest news concerning Facebook'S IPO on a billboard across the NASDAQ stock exchange on Times Square in New York, May 17, 2012.
Facebook's staying power , trust issues bubble up ahead of IPO.
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia says Facebook IPO is more valuable than even the company estimates.
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In science:

This event followed other recent IPOs in the world of social networking companies, such as Groupon or Linkedin among others.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
With a valuation close to 7 billion USD at the time when it went public, Zynga became one of the biggest web IPOs since Google.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
However, a secondary offering was authorized by the underwriters of the IPO and was concluded on March 28th with the shares being sold over the counter for 12$ /piece (0.36 $ of which went to the underwriters).
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
Up to now, there are about 150 million shares tradable on the market (100 million from the IPO and about 50 million from the secondary offering).
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
On the basis of this result, we can claim with confidence that, at its IPO and ever since, Zynga has been overvalued.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
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