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US IPO Week Ahead: Small IPOs tentatively set to close out the 3Q


A handful of small deals may begin trading in the week ahead as the third quarter comes to a close, though the actual lineup is uncertain as it was reported that the Nasdaq would step up scrutiny of smaller deals. The news comes amid wild “pop-and-drop” trading from micro-caps, which post dizzying first-day returns only to collapse in the aftermarket. The most more

Japanese property developer Lead Real Estate files and sets terms for a $27 million US IPO


Lead Real Estate, a luxury residential property developer in Japan, filed on Thursday with the SEC to raise up to $27 million in an initial public offering. The Tokyo, Japan-based company plans to raise $27 million by offering 2 million ADSs at a price range of $12 to $15. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Lead Real Estate would command a market value of $196 million. more

LRR Energy, L.P. prices IPO at $19, at low end of the range


LRR Energy, L.P., an LP formed by Lime Rock Resources to develop oil and natural gas properties in North America, raised $179 million by offering 9.4 million shares at $19, at the low end of the range of $19 to $21. LRR Energy, L.P. plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol LRE. Wells Fargo Securities, Raymond James, and Citi acted as lead managers on the more

5 IPOs planned for the week of Nov 7

The following IPOs are expected to price this week:

Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (CHKR), which owns royalty interests in established and horizontal development wells in western Oklahoma, plans to raise $468 million by offering 23.4 million shares at a price range of $19 to $21. At more