Vyrix Pharmaceuticals, a biotech developing an oral treatment for premature ejaculation, withdrew its plans for an initial public offering on Monday citing market conditions. The company originally filed for a $30 million IPO in April 2014. The company is owned by Ampio Pharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT: AMPE). A female sexual dysfunction biotech, S1 Biopharma ([SXB]), had set terms to raise $36 million earlier this month but postponed its offering. The Greenwood Village, CO-based company was founded in 2013. VYRX. Aegis Capital and Fordham Financial Management were set to be the joint ...more

Keywords: VYRX, AMPE, Biotech


Polar Star Realty Trust, a REIT formed to own office and industrial property in Norway and Sweden, announced terms for its IPO on Monday. The New York, NY-based company plans to raise $500 million by offering 43.5 million shares at a price range of $10 to $13. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Polar Star Realty Trust would command a fully diluted market value of $800 million. The year's two largest REIT IPOs, Paramount Group ([PGRE]) and STORE Capital ([STOR]), priced last week and trade up 5% and 7% respectively. Polar Star Realty Trust, which was founded in 1999 and ...more

Keywords: PSRT, STOR, PGRE

11/21/14 Analyst IPO Blog

9 companies went public in the past week as the IPO market raised $3.5 billion. At 26 deals, November issuance fell one IPO short of last year, unless CVSL manages to price next week. November IPOs raised $7.2 billion and averaged 19% from the offer price, including 4% after the first day. Two companies rose over 100% on their debut, the sixth and seventh IPOs of 2014 to do so. Retinal implant maker Second Sight Medical Products spiked 122% on its first day and fast casual burger chain The Habit ...more



Neff, which rents heavy equipment in the Sunbelt region, raised $157 million by offering 10.5 million shares at $15, below the range of $20 to $22. Neff plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol [NEFF]. Morgan Stanley, Jefferies & Co., Piper Jaffray and BofA Merrill Lynch acted as lead managers on the deal....more

Keywords: NEFF

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