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    Alibaba (BABA) shares bounced around Wednesday following the expiration of the company's first lockup, which means some company employees and early investors are now able to trade some shares obtained at the company's initial public offering.Shares of the Hangzhou, China-based e-commerce company rose as much as 1.7% before dropping 0.7% to $83.72. In the 180 days since Alibaba's IPO, shares given to e...

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    A slew of big, institutional investors who bought stakes in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) before the company's public debut will get a chance today to cash in on the Chinese e-commerce company's explosive growth. Investors holding some 340 million Alibaba (BABA) shares will be free to sell as of Wednesday, when some "lockup" agreements put in place in the company's September initial public offering expire. While the stock amounts to just a sliver of the company, the release will roughly...

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    India's market regulator is planning rule changes that will make it easier for homegrown start-ups to list their shares on local bourses, sources involved in the process said, helping domestic investors to bet on the country's booming online economy.

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    Offer any investor a 30% return in less than a year and they'd either bite your hand off or assume you were mad. But that is what is on the table for those who bought into Brit Insurance's initial public offering last March with the agreed GBP1.2 billion takeover by Fairfax Financial of Canada. Better yet, it seems to make sense for everyone involved.

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    Alibaba (BABA) shares have taken a beating. But the Chinese e-commerce giant is still no bargain, especially with so many challenges lying ahead. Alibaba (BABA) underpriced its shares in the initial public offering in September last year, ensuring a headline-grabbing pop on the first day of trading.

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    Pricing is at low end of expected range. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) priced six million shares of its specialty lending arm late Tuesday at $20 apiece, the low end of its $20-$21 targeted range, raising $120 million, a person familiar with the matter said. The shares, which priced at the low end of the bank's $20-$21 targeted range, are set to begin trading Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol "GSBD," with Goldman set to ring the NYSE opening bell.

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    The initial public offering of Goldman Sachs BDC Inc has been priced at $20 per share, a market source said on Tuesday, valuing the business development company backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) at about $707.6 million. At that price, the IPO would raise about $120 million.

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    Founder-run companies that dominate their industries tend to outperform in the long run. If you missed out on the huge jump in the shares of Chinese online retailer Alibaba (BABA) shortly after its initial public offering last year, now you have a second chance to buy. Alibaba (BABA) has been hit by bad news, falling 30% from its post-IPO highs, to trade recently at around $84..

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     Uber's chief financial officer will be stepping down and no replacement has been named, according to the Wall Street Journal, which reviewed an email Uber sent to its investors. It is time to do what I have desired for a very long time; time to keep a promise to my wife of not missing another school play, swim meet, or academic achievement of our daughter’s childhood.

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    Wayne Farms Inc, the sixth-largest poultry producer in the United States, filed with U.S. regulators in an initial public offering of common stock. Wayne Farms is a subsidiary of Continental Grain Co, one of the largest privately held corporations in the United States.

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    Procter & Gamble Co (PG) is exploring a sale or initial public offering of some of its beauty brands in a single deal, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The maker of Pantene shampoo and Olay skin care is working on the plan with its advisers, but has not finalized details, including which products will be sold, Bloomberg said.

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    - Procter & Gamble Co (PG) is exploring a sale or initial public offering of some of its beauty brands in a single deal, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The maker of Pantene shampoo and Olay skin care is working on the plan with its advisers, but has not finalized details, including which products will be sold, Bloomberg said.

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    Procter & Gamble Co (PG) is exploring a sale or initial public offering of some of its beauty brands, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. P&G is working on the plan with its advisers, but has not finalized the details, including which products will be sold, Bloomberg said.

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    China's largest car-rental firm has novelty, size and, now, technology on its side. But at the end of the day, it's still a company that could get weighed down shifting big assets back and forth. Shares in CAR, previously called China Auto Rental, climbed 34% after the company's Hong Kong initial public offering last September.

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    Transportation and logistics services company Coyote Logistics LLC is in talks with banks to prepare for an initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources. The Chicago-based company, backed by global private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC, could be valued at more than $2 billion including debt, the Journal said.

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    Coyote Logistics LLC, a provider of transportation and shipping services, is preparing for an initial public offering that could value it at more than $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. The Chicago-based company, which is backed by private-equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC, has met with banks as it plots the IPO, which is expected to come in the second half of the year, the people said. The deal is expected to raise a few hundred million dollars, they...

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    Shares of Vivint Solar (VSLR) have had a rough ride since its initial public offering in October. However, that's not stopping CEO Greg Butterfield from being optimistic. The company had a net loss in 2014 and is expected to have another one in 2015, according to analysts. For 2015, Butterfield said he expects that cost to fall into the range of $2.80 to $2.90. . Vivint Solar VSLR data by YCharts.