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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...

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    As China shifts to a new growth model, investors are looking for new ways to invest in the country. The initial public offering of Legend Holdings, a conglomerate with a major stake in computer-maker Lenovo (LNVGF), is a promising way in. Legend is an investment company spun off from a state-linked research institute, the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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    PSAV, an events services company, is preparing for an initial public offering that could raise about $300 million, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. PSAV, which was acquired by Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) less than two years ago, could be valued at around $2 billion, Bloomberg said, citing people familiar with the matter.

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    Planet Fitness Inc. filed for an initial public offering to raise up to $100 million. The fitness center operator and franchisor said it plans to apply to list its stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "PLNT." The lead underwriters are J.P.

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    Surge isn't just the name of a popular Fitbit (FIT) product. Shares of the wearable fitness tracker maker were up 20% Monday. Fitbit (FIT) -- whose Surge records steps taken, the numbers of calories burned and your heart rate -- has doubled from its initial public offering price. To put that in perspective, Fitbit (FIT) is now more valuable than another hot tech company that went public last year and soared: GoPro.

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    German women's fashion group CBR, known for its Street One and Cecil brands, has set the price range for its initial public offering at between 14 euros and 18 euros, the company said on Monday. CBR plans to use some of the proceeds to further reduce its leverage, but also for investment in its e-commerce business and CBR-owned retail outlets.

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    Shares of Fitbit (FIT)  are continuing to gain, up 16.31% to $37.80 in early market trading Monday, following its initial public offering debut on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. The wearable device maker has risen more than 52% since it first started trading last Thursday, according to Yahoo!

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    Small investors looking for a slice of young companies can for the first time begin buying stock at a start-up's earliest stages under a new provision of the JOBS Act that took effect on Friday. The latest element of the 2012 law, designed to expand small businesses' access to capital, sets the stage for so-called "mini-IPOs."

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     . As its negotiations with the EU drag on, Greece actually gets compliments for its spending from another organization, and Bill Clinton appears alongside royalty at a conference in London. Here's a rundown of the top events you'll want to know about for the next week: 1. -- Greece and its debt problems will be the subject of yet another meeting of EU leaders in Brussels on Monday, June 21.

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    Shares of Fogo de Chao  continued their move higher on Friday after the Brazilian steakhouse's bankers priced its IPO shares above their initial range on the Nasdaq. Fogo's CEO Larry Johnson said the company will use the proceeds from the IPO to pay down debt while at the same time refinancing existing debt.

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    Small investors looking for a slice of young companies can for the first time begin buying stock at a start-up's earliest stages under a new provision of the JOBS Act that took effect on Friday. The latest element of the 2012 law, designed to expand small businesses' access to capital, sets the stage for so-called "mini-IPOs."

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    Mindbody (MB) shares closed down 17.43% to $11.56 on their first day of trading today on the Nasdaq.The business software provider for the beauty and fitness industry priced its initial offering of 7.15 million share at $14 per share for proceeds of $100.1 million.The San Luis Obispo, CA-based company also developed an app that allows users to find fitness and wellness classes and services in their ...