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    IAC/InterActiveCorp.' s stock shot up 5.9% in premarket trade Thursday, after CNBC reported that the media and Internet company is planning to announce an initial public offering of its online dating site Match.com. The stock, trading at $81.80 ahead of the open, is on an early track to open at an all-time high, above the previous intraday record of $80.64 reached on March 5, 2014. Launched in 1995, Match.com operates in 25 countries in eight different languages, and is the largest...

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    Media mogul Barry Diller's IAC/Interactive Corp is planning to announce an initial public offering of its dating website Match.com, the company said on Thursday. IAC's stock was up 4.8 percent at $81 premarket.

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    HONG KONG-- China Merchants Securities Co. plans to raise up to US $5 billion in a Hong Kong initial public offering in the fourth quarter, in what could be one of the year's top listings globally. Fueled by investors buying stocks on margin-- using loans from brokerages such as China Merchants Securities-- Chinese stock markets have been among the world's best performers this year, even after coming off recent multiyear highs. China Merchants, China's sixth-largest brokerage by...

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    Credit-data provider TransUnion said late Wednesday it had priced its initial public offering at $22.50 a share, near the middle of its $21-$23 indicative range. The offering will bring in "net proceeds of approximately $626.5 million," with which it plans to pay off debt, TransUnion said in a statement. The 29.5- million-share IPO includes a greenshoe option in which the underwriters can buy an additional 4.4 million shares.

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    Credit bureau TransUnion (TRU) said its initial public offering has been priced at $22.50 per share, valuing the company at about $4 billion. The company said it will receive net proceeds of about $664.8 million. The offer price is above the mid-point of the expected range of $21 to $23 per share.

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    Grupo BTG Pactual SA and Bank of America Merrill Lynch are vying for the last slot in a group of investment banks handling the initial public offering of IRB Brasil RE SA, Brazil's top reinsurer, three sources with direct knowledge of the deal said on Wednesday.

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     VALE SA (VALE) shares are down 0.62% to $6.40 in trading on Wednesday as the company considers selling between 25% and 30% of its base metals business in an initial public offering, according to Bloomberg.Vale, the worlds largest nickel producer, is looking to divest some of its assets as metal prices continue to decline.The company has revised its base metals unit EBITDA forecast to between $3.1 bil...

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    Shares of Fitbit Inc. (FIT) snapped their four-day losing streak to drop more than 6% on Wednesday. The stock, which debuted last week, had climbed to a high of $40.45 during Tuesday's session, doubling from its initial public offering price of $20. The stock is down 6.2% to $35.53 in Wednesday's mid-morning trading. Analyst Trip Chowdhry at Global Equities Research said investors should sell out of Fitbit (FIT) as its IPO signals the peak for the maker of wearable fitness-tracking devices.

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    Shares of Fitbit (FIT) were slipping, down 5.62% to $35.75 Wednesday morning to trade in the red for the first time following its initial public offering debut on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last Thursday. TheStreet's Jim Cramer, Portfolio Manager of the Action Alerts PLUS Charitable Trust Portfolio called Fitbit (FIT) "one of the hottest IPOs of the year."

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    Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas Inc, a unit of U.S.-based Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX), on Tuesday filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. The oil and gas unit said it intends to apply for a listing of its "Class A" common shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

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    Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas Inc, a unit of U.S.-based Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX), on Tuesday filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of up to $100 million. The oil and gas unit said it intends to apply for a listing of its "Class A" common shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

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    Oil and gas energy company Freeport-McMoRan Oil& Gas Inc. has filed for an initial public offering of common stock. The company plans to list its Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "FMOG." Holders of the Class A common stock will have one vote on all matters to be voted on by shareholders.

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    FullBeauty Brands Inc is exploring a sale or an initial public offering that could value the privately held plus-sized women's and men's fashion retailer at more than $1.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

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    Packaging company Ardagh has filed to list its metal can packaging business on the New York Stock Exchange, the company said in a statement on Tuesday, targeting an overall windfall of 2 billion euros. Ardagh said the canning business would be separated off into a new wholly owned subsidiary called Oressa Limited.

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    China's Hillhouse Capital Group has invested in Uber ahead of the company's IPO, a move that will give the ride-share service more cash to expand its business overseas and enter new lines of business. In January, Uber -- which is valued at more than $40 billion -- issued $1.6 billion in convertible debt to some Goldman Sachs (GS) clients.

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    Shares of Fitbit (FIT) were up 1.65% to $37.67 in early market trading Tuesday, adding to its gains following its initial public offering debut on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. TheStreet's Jim Cramer, Portfolio Manager of the Action Alerts PLUS Charitable Trust Portfolio called Fitbit (FIT) "one of the hottest IPOs of the year."

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     . Planet Fitness could be one pumped-up IPO. On Monday evening, the discount gym known for its endless rows of no-frills cardio equipment, multiple tanning beds, and "judgment free" workout zones, filed plans for an initial public offering. Planet Fitness, which is seeking to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PLNT, does have several red flags for investors to consider.

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    Chinese fund manager Hillhouse Capital Group is leading an investment in Uber Technologies Inc., purchasing bonds that convert into shares at a discount to the ride-hailing company's future initial public offering price, according to people familiar with the situation. The deal, which is in the range of $1 billion, has sparked some controversy as Hillhouse Capital is also an investor in Didi Kuaidi Joint Co., which is China's largest taxi-hailing app and major Uber competitor...