Didi spurned Chinese regulators, who wanted to delay its U.S. IPO

Didi spurned Chinese regulators, who wanted to delay its U.S. IPO

2021-07-05

  Weeks before Didi Global Inc. went public in the U.S., China’s cybersecurity watchdog suggested the Chinese ride-hailing giant delay its initial public offering and urged it to conduct a thorough self-examination of its network security, according to people with knowledge of the matter. But for Didi DIDI, -5.30%, waiting would be problematic.Read More →

HighTimes CFO quits amid protracted IPO process

2019-08-01

The chief financial officer of HighTimes Holding, owner of counterculture pot magazine High Times, has jumped ship after just three months — in the midst of a rocky IPO process. Neil Watanabe, who was also the company’s chief operating officer, resigned on July 19 “to pursue other business opportunities,” theRead More →

Slack ends first day of trading worth nearly $20 billion

2019-06-20

Slack Technologies Inc. ended its first day on Wall Street worth nearly $20 billion, after the creator of a popular workplace-chat tool made its public debut via an unconventional route. The business-communications company began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in a direct listing, through which Slack WORK, +48.54%Read More →

Uber stock hit by executive shake-up a month after the IPO

2019-06-07

Shares of Uber Technologies Inc. fell more than 1% in the extended session Friday after Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said in an email to employees the ride-hailing company’s chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are leaving. Khosrowshahi said in the email that he and COO Barney Harford had agreedRead More →

Slack non-IPO: 5 things to know about the direct listing

2019-05-20

Slack Technologies Inc. is looking for a better direct-listing fate than Spotify Technology SA. The music-streaming service reminded tech unicorns late last year that companies don’t have to issue new shares or raise money through a traditional offering if they wish to go public, and now Slack is following inRead More →

CrowdStrike IPO: 5 things to know about the cybersecurity unicorn

2019-05-14

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. filed for its long-awaited initial public offering Tuesday, joining a surge of 2019 tech IPOs by companies that have commanded huge valuations from private investors but have largely lacked cybersecurity offerings. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based cybersecurity company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission thatRead More →

5 things to know about Hookipa Pharma ahead of its IPO

2019-04-17

Hookipa Pharma Inc., a biotech that’s using arenavirus-based platforms to develop treatments targeting infectious diseases and cancers, priced its initial public offering on the low end of its range late Wednesday. The company said it will sell 6 million shares at $14 each, after previously saying it would offer 6.7Read More →