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    The price tag keeps rising for hot startups. That's more than double what it was previously valued at, according to PrivCo. It's an eye-popping valuation -- and part of a "private IPO" trend. "Everyone in [Silicon Valley] sees a narrow window to raise crazy money in the private market," said Sam Hamadeh, CEO of PrivCo. But the sky-high valuations also make selling the company tough to count on.

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    Opinion: IPO also show rivalry in Internet of Things. SAN FRANCISCO-- Alarm.com Holdings Inc. has all the buzz words of a potentially hot tech initial public offering: cloud, software as a service, smart home and Internet of Things. The Vienna, Va.-based company went public on Friday on the Nasdaq, at the initial price of $14, in the middle of the range, and its shares jumped 20% on Friday.

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    Seres Therapeutics  shares are gaining, up 91.72% to $34.51, in the biotech company's first day of trading on the Nasdaq.The Cambridge, MA-based company priced its upsized public offering of 7.43 million shares at $18 per share.The company had previously said that it would offer 6.25 million shares between the $15 and $17 per share range.Seres Therapeutics' lead development candidate, SER-109, ...

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    Shares of AppFolio (APPF) are trading higher in its initial public offering debut Friday on the NASDAQ Global Market. The stock opened for trading at $12.15 after pricing its initial public offering of 6.2 million shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $12 per share.

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    Shares of Alarm.com Holding Inc. are surging higher by 20.21% to $16.83 in late morning trading on Friday, after the company began trading on the NASDAQ and priced its initial public offering of 7 million shares of common stock at $14 per share.The pricing of the IPO is at the midrange of expectations and implies a market valuation of almost $627.9 million, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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    Shares of Xactly (XTLY) are surging 20.50% to $9.64 in late morning trading on Friday, the company's first trading day on the New York Stock Exchange after its IPO. Based in San Jose, CA, Xactly (XTLY) is a cloud-based compensation software company. Yesterday Xactly (XTLY) announced its initial public offering of 7.04 million shares at $8 per share. Through the offering, the company raised about $56 million.

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    Digicel Group Ltd, the Caribbean telecommunications company that sponsors sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, filed for an initial public offering of Class A common stock. The company, founded by Irish billionaire Denis O'Brien, said J.P. Morgan, UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup were among the underwriters for the IPO.

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    Bermuda-based mobile communications services company Digicel Group filed for an initial public offering. The company plans to have its shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "DCEL." The filing has a proposed maximum aggregate offering of $200 million, which the company used as a place holder to calculate a registration fee.

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    Digicel Group Ltd, which offers communications services in the Caribbean and South Pacific regions, filed with U.S. regulators on Friday to raise up to $200 million in an initial public offering of Class A common stock. J.P. Morgan, UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup were among the underwriters for the IPO, the company told the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus.

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    The firm behind Cafe Coffee Day, India's biggest homegrown coffee chain, has filed a draft prospectus with regulators for an initial public offering to raise as much as 11.5 billion rupees. Kotak Mahindra Bank, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup are among the underwriters for the IPO, the draft prospectus said.

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    ABN Amro will help lead manage its own initial public offering, the Dutch government agency tasked with overseeing the deal said on Friday. The bank, which was nationalized in 2008, is expected to list 25 percent of its shares in an IPO that will value ABN at around 15.6 billion euros, making it one of the biggest bank flotations in years.

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    LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - European stocks were seen opening slightly lower on Friday, with investors discouraged by a lack of progress in Greek debt crisis talks but wary of making firm bets in either direction ahead of a critical weekend of negotiation. Greece failed again to clinch a deal with its international creditors on Thursday, setting up a last-ditch effort on Saturday to avert a default next week or start preparing to protect the euro zone from financial market turmoil. Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open 13 to 17 points lower, or down 0.3 percent, Germany's DAX to open down between 20 and 28 points, or as much as 0.2 percent lower, and France's CAC 40 to open down 18 points, or 0.4 percent lower. COMPANY NEWS K+S The company said it was assessing options after Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc proposed to acquire all its shares. A source told Reuters that K+S was likely to reject the offer, which would value the company at slightly more than 40 euros per share. METRO Erich Kellerhals, the minority owner and founder of Media-Saturn Holding GmbH, repeated he wanted to buy back Europe's biggest electronics chain from German retailer Metro AG Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported. BOUYGUES, ALTICE, NUMERICABLE-SFR, ILIAD European telecoms group Altice outlines the terms of its rejected bid for Bouygues Telecom and says the offer, worth "a minimum of 10 billion euros," remains on the table. ORANGE The takeover bid by French telecoms group Orange of Spain's Jazztel was accepted by 95 percent of shareholders of the Spanish group, business daily Expansion said. SOPRA STERIA, SOCIETE GENERALE Societe Generale sells its 7.04 percent stake in business consultants Sopra Steria for around 111 million euros. SANOFI CEO Olivier Brandicourt has told unions he will present a five-year strategic plan in November after the French drug company's third-quarter results, unions say. TOTAL The French oil major is in talks to sell its gas pipeline in the UK's North Sea to ArcLight Capital partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm focused on energy infrastructure, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. VINCI The French company said it bought New Zealand-based HEB Construction, which employs 750 people and generated revenue of about 230 million euros in 2014. EUROPCAR The European car rental company's fully subscribed initial public offering of 10.7 million shares has been priced at 12.25 euros, Goldman Sachs International said. HORNBACH HOLDING Hornbach Holding said Q1 EBIT fell 13 percent to 77 million euros ($86 million) but it continued to aim for full-year consolidated EBIT at around the same level as in 2014/15. MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT) : 0600 DE Import Prices 0645 FR Consumer Confidence 0800 EZ Money-M3 Annual Growth 0800 IT Business Confidence 1400 US University of Michigan Sentiment 1430 US ECRI Weekly ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0518 GMT: LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 2,102.31 -0.3 % -6.27 NIKKEI 20740.5 -0.15 % -30.9 MSCI ASIA EX-JP 483.55 -0.87 % -4.26 EUR/USD 1.1183 -0.19 % -0.0021 USD/JPY 123.27 -0.27 % -0.3300 10-YR US TSY YLD 2.398 -- 0.01 10-YR BUND YLD 0.863 -- 0.00 SPOT GOLD $1,173.83 0.09 % $1.00 US CRUDE $59.76 0.1 % 0.06 > Asia stocks fall, euro drifts as Greek crisis deepens > US STOCKS-Wall St ends lower, but health stocks rally > Nikkei held below peak, Greece keeps investors cautious > TREASURIES-Prices slip on lingering optimism for Greece deal > FOREX-Euro bides time as Greece talks drag on > PRECIOUS-Gold ticks up as Greece fails to clinch debt deal > METALS-Copper set for first weekly climb in 6 weeks > Oil prices steady, all eyes on Greece (Reporting by Alistair Smout)

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    When it comes to the dating business, investors have been clamoring for a divorce. Wall Street got what it wanted Thursday when IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI) said it would pursue an initial public offering for its matchmaking division, Match Group. The IPO would allow investors to make a focused bet on the future of online dating, particularly the popular Tinder app.

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    Mexican construction conglomerate Elementia, part-owned by billionaire Carlos Slim, plans to raise up to about 5.2 billion pesos in an initial public offering next month, the company said on Thursday. A preliminary prospectus detailed that Elementia plans to offer 201 million shares at a range of between 20 and 25 pesos per share.

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    European car rental company Europcar's fully subscribed initial public offering of 10.7 million shares has been priced at 12.25 euros, Goldman Sachs International said on Thursday evening. Europcar, which is controlled by French investment company Eurazeo, has granted the underwriter an option to buy an additional 11.1 million shares at the current offer price.

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    Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (CATB) shares are climbing 0.92% to $13.12 in after-hours trading on Thursday after the company gained 8.33% to $13 in intraday trading following its initial public offering.The Cambridge, MA-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company priced its upsized sale of 5 million shares at $12 per share.Catabasis, a company that develops technology for improving drug efficacy, pri...

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    Tinder Ebitda estimated at $75 million for 2015. Tinder has proven to be quite the gem for IAC/InterActiveCorp's Match dating unit, and its rapid growth is expected to lead to a lofty valuation for The Match Group as it seeks an initial public offering. The dating app is projecting a $75 million in EBITDA in 2015, and that is without any meaningful contribution from advertising, said Benchmark CEO Daniel Kurnos in a note to clients on Thursday.

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    MLB Advanced Media, the technology division of Major League Baseball, is reportedly considering an initial public offering. Robert Bowman, president of business and media for MLB, has hired Goldman Sachs (GS) and Evercore Partners (EVR) to explore options for going public, according to sources cited by the New York Post.

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    U.S. solar energy company Sunrun Inc on Thursday filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of its common stock. Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs & Co and Morgan Stanley were among the underwriters for the IPO, the company told the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission in a preliminary prospectus.

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    Shares of Milacron Holdings (MCRN) are dropping 0.5% to $19.90 in afternoon trading on Thursday, the company's first trading day on the New York Stock Exchange after its IPO. Milacron Holdings (MCRN) is a provider of processing equipment for plastics. The company announced its initial public offering of 14.28 million shares at $20 per share yesterday.