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April 2012

Facebook IPO will create more Seattle-area multimillionaires

Facebook IPO will create more Seattle-area multimillionaires The morning after Facebook makes its initial public offering of stock, there may be a lot of people updating their statuses to “I’m a multimillionaire.” And given that Facebook’s Seattle office is the company’s largest office outside of California, some of those celebrating could be buying a round [...]

Hedge Fund Managers See Tough Year for Industry

Hedge Fund Managers See Tough Year for Industry Hedge fund managers are predicting a tough year for the sector in 2012. A report by the consulting firm Rothstein Kass found about half of the 400 hedge fund managers who responded believed that 2012 would be a “a difficult or somewhat difficult” year for the industry. [...]

Paladin to raise $225m in bond issue

Paladin to raise $225m in bond issue PERTH, Australia.  Uranium miner Paladin Energy on Monday launched an offering to raise $225-million of senior, unsecured convertible bonds, due in 2017. The miner has an option to increase the offering to $275-million. The convertible bonds would be offered to institutional, professional and sophisticated investors only, and would [...]

Laredo Petroleum Prices 144A Offering

 Laredo Petroleum Prices 144A Offering Laredo Petroleum, Inc. Prices Offering of $500 Million of Senior Notes Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.TULSA, OKLAHOMA April 24, 2012-Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") LPI +0.94% announced today the pricing of $500 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.375% senior notes due 2022 issued by its wholly-owned subsidiary Laredo Petroleum, Inc. [...]

Levi Strauss Offers Reg S Notes Notes

Levi Strauss Offers Reg S Notes Notes Levi Strauss & Co. Prices Private Placement of Senior Notes SAN FRANCISCO, California -- Levi Strauss & Co. announced today the pricing of $385 million of 67/8% senior notes due 2022 in a private placement conducted pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of [...]

Morgan Stanley Bond Trading Strong

Morgan Stanley Bond Trading Strong Morgan Stanley bond trading unexpectedly strong Morgan Stanley won market share in bond trading in the first quarter after years of investments in the business, allowing the Wall Street bank to post results that beat many analysts expectations. The investment bank and brokerage said its bond trading revenue rose compared [...]

EU fund managers slam S&P over Isin licensing in Switzerland

EU fund managers slam S&P over Isin licensing in Switzerland European fund managers and market data user groups have launched a complaint with the Swiss competition authorities over alleged "illegal" Isin licensing practices by Standard & Poor's in Switzerland. In May last year, S&P agreed to cut the prices it charges for the distribution of [...]

IL&FS Offers Reg S Bond

IL&FS Offers Reg S Bond IL&FS Prices Offshore Yuan Bond SINGAPORE – India's IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd. has priced a 630 million yuan ($99.9 million) three-year offshore yuan bond to yield 5.75%, marking the first dim sum offering by an Indian non-financial corporate. The deal by the road builder is the latest illustration of attempts [...]

Equity vs Debt

Equity vs. Debt Different Types of Securities Offerings Throughout the world, there are two common types of securities offerings that companies offer investors: Equity and Debt Securities. Equity Offering What is an Equity Offering? An Equity offering is most commonly conducted when a company decides to sell stock in the corporation (or membership interest for [...]

TIBCO Proposes $500m 144A Convertible Notes

TIBCO Proposes $500m 144A Convertible Notes TIBCO Announces Proposed $500 Million Offering of Convertible Senior Notes PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 16, 2012) - TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other considerations, approximately $500 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2032 (the [...]

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