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    Shake Shack (SHAK) burgers are insanely tasty. But if you want to buy the company's high-flying stock, you probably will need to keep a packet of Rolaids or Tums handy. The stock has tripled from its initial public offering price in late January. Shares surged early last week to their highest level since the IPO. The likely cause? But the stock has plunged 17% from last week's peak.

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    Buyout firm GP Investments Ltd (GPIIF) plans to divest part of its stake in Brazilian insurance broker FPC Par Corretora de Seguros SA through an initial public offering. GP Investments (GPIIF) said in a Wednesday securities filing that FPC Par Corretora will initially offer as many as 44.444 million shares in a so-called secondary share offering.

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    Zhuhai Blue Ocean plans to submit a listing application in June for third-quarter IPO. HONG KONG--Chinese hospital-investment firm Zhuhai Blue Ocean Strategy Medical Co. plans to raise about $1 billion in a Hong Kong initial public offering in the third quarter, people familiar with the situation said, making it the latest company to tap into rising demand for better health care among China's growing middle class. The Guangdong province-based hospital operator and...

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    GoDaddy (GDDY) shares are down 1.94% to $26.25 in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the web domain service operator reported its first quarter financial results after the closing bell today.Today's results are the first quarterly report the company has released since it went public in April.The Scottsdale, AZ-based company reported first quarter revenue that grew 17.5% over the previous year to $37...

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    As Fitbit Inc., a company that makes fitness trackers, prepares to go public, its sales and cash flow make it stand out from other tech companies that have gone public in the past few years, says Brian Hamilton, chairman of financial information company Sageworks. "While their IPO valuation is still to be determined, if they seek anything close to their last internal valuation of $1.2 billion, this would be a very moderately priced IPO," Hamilton said. There have been a few other tech...

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    Blackstone Group (BX) is taking advantage of the rising stock price of McLean, Va.-based Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT), announcing Monday that it will sell 103.5 million shares of the hotel company.Blackstone’s ownership stake in the hotelier will be at 46 percent after the sale, down from 55 percent before the sale. The New York investment firm remains the hotel company’s largest shareholder.“This is really the confluence of a company with huge potential, long-term patient capital and a first-rate management team that could maximize that potential,” Blackstone spokesman Peter Rose said of the eight-year relationship between Hilton and Blackstone.Blackstone owned 76 percent when the New York private equity giant took Hilton public in December 2013 at $20 per share. Hilton shares have been on a run, rising around 30 percent during the past 12 months. Hilton shares closed at $29.70 on Monday, down 1.33 percent.Blackstone has sold 300 million shares since the initial public offering nearly 18 months ago.[“How Chris Nassetta turned around Hilton”] Blackstone purchased Hilton for $26 billion in July of 2007, during the very peak of what is generally considered the heyday of private equity. Blackstone used $5.5 billion of its own cash and $20.5 billion from its bankers to make the deal.The deal at first was thought to be disastrous, given the financial crisis that followed within a month. But Blackstone hired Washington native Christopher J. Nassetta from Host Hotels to turn it around, which took several years until the IPO in 2013. Blackstone is the world’s largest asset manager, with more than $300 billion under management. The firm last month reported that its first-quarter profit doubled from a year ago, due mostly to its private equity and real estate divisions. Hilton Worldwide (HLT) is a hospitality company operating 4,350 hotels, resorts and timeshare properties, consisting of more than 720,000 rooms in 94 countries and territories.




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    Mindbody Inc, a maker of software to help run fitness and yoga studios, filed with U.S. regulators on Monday for an initial public offering of common stock. Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and UBS Investment Bank are among the underwriters to IPO, Mindbody said.

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    Stingray Digital Group Inc , a Canadian business-to-business music provider and media company, plans to price its shares between C$5.50 to C$6.25 in its initial public offering, according to a term sheet released on Monday. The Montreal-based company plans to raise C$120 million through the offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange, with the proceeds used to pay down debt.

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    Blackstone Group LP (BX) said Monday it would sell another 103.5 million shares of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (HLT), as the hotel operator's stock continues to rally. Hilton's shares have gained about 30.5% the last year and closed at $30.10 on Friday. Blackstone, which bought Hilton in 2007 for about $25 billion in debt and equity, has been paring back its stake since Hilton's initial public offering in December 2013. Blackstone has sold shares through two secondary offerings since...

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    To satiate the appetite of investors hankering for strong profits, newly minted IPO Bojangles will have to dish out even more of its fan-favorite biscuits while thwarting some formidable foes who also specialize in the homey treat.

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    Fitness tracker wants to list on the NYSE under the symbol' FIT'. Fitbit Inc., the maker of wearable fitness trackers, filed to go public on Thursday. Founded in 2007, Fitbit has six trackers--either worn on the wrist or clipped on--that keep track of activities such as steps taken, calories burned and length of time spent sleeping.

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     .  Bojangles (BOJA) made its public debut on Friday, with shares opening for trade on the Nasdaq. The stock initially priced its IPO at $19 per share, before soaring almost 40% to $26.55 on its opening price. Now was the right time to go public, said CEO Clifton Rutledge. As of the end of 2014, there were 622 locations. Bojangles BOJA Price data by YCharts.

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    Shares of quick service restaurant chain Bojangles' Inc. (BOJA) debuted with a bang, soaring 31% above its $19 initial public offering price in midday trade Friday. The stock opened up 40% at $26.55 on the Nasdaq exchange at 10:17 Eastern, then rose as much as 47% to $27.97 before paring some gains. At the intraday low of $23.50, the stock was still up 24%.

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    Private equity group EQT is likely to launch the initial public offering of its German women's fashion group CBR next month, two people familiar with the potential 1.2 billion euro deal said. The investor has picked Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs (GS) as so-called global coordinators for the IPO, the people said. EQT and the banks declined to comment.

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    Restaurant stocks traditionally perform well in market debuts. Bojangles Inc., the southeastern chain known for its chicken' n biscuits, priced its IPO at $19 a share, at the high end of expectations. In its IPO, Bojangles, which has 622 restaurants primarily in the Southeast, raised $147 million by selling 7.75 million shares at $19 apiece.

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    Coming off a wildly successful year in mergers and acquisitions, pharmaceuticals and others in healthcare should continue to produce a steady flow of deal activity in 2015. This article is a transcript of a round table discussion, presented by RR Donnelley and edited by The Deal.

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    NEW YORK – Roark Capital Partners-backed chicken wing restaurant chain Wingstop on Wednesday filed for an initial public offering, as it seeks to raise about $86 million in capital. The Dallas-based company, which first filed confidentially with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 27, has been a portfolio company of Roark Capital for five years.