Exclusive - Hydrogen Firm Thyssenkrupp Nucera Says IRA Spurring U.S. Interest

German hydrogen firm Thyssenkrupp Nucera has seen customer interest soar in the U.S. as a result of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and may create local production capacity with Italy’s De Nora if the market takes off. Thyssenkrupp Nucera held talks about several potential green hydrogen projects “with very concrete timelines” during a trip to […]

SoftBank-backed OakNorth Leans Towards U.S. IPO in Overseas Push

OakNorth is leaning towards the United States for a prospective stock market listing, as the British bank considers ways to grow in the world’s largest economy, including securing a local U.S. financial licence, chief executive Rishi Khosla told Reuters. The prospect of a U.S. listing for one of Britain’s biggest and most successful financial technology […]

SoftBank’s Arm Rebuffs London by Choosing U.S. Listing

Arm, the chip designer owned by Japan’s SoftBank, said on Friday it would pursue a U.S.-only listing this year, dashing the British government’s hopes that the tech giant would return to the London stock market. The company did not completely rule out an eventual London listing, saying it intended to consider a subsequent IPO there […]

IPO Market Freeze Sparks 80% Drop in Nasdaq Listings

Equity listings on the Nasdaq fell about 80 percent this year, as the appetite for new issues took a hit from extreme volatility in the stock market, sparked by the Federal Reserve’s war on inflation. A total of 156 companies listed their shares on the bourse this year, raising nearly $15 billion in initial public […]

Exclusive: India’s Snapdeal to Shelve $152 Million IPO Amid Tech Stocks Rout

SoftBank-backed Indian e-commerce firm Snapdeal has decided to pull the plug on its $152 million IPO, the company told Reuters, making it the latest casualty of a meltdown in tech stocks that has soured investor sentiment. Snapdeal filed its initial public offering (IPO) regulatory papers for approval in December 2021, a year that saw many […]

UAE’s Deal-Hungry IHC Plans Health and IT Business IPOs

International Holding Company plans to sell 20 percent of its technology unit in an initial public offering next year, its CEO told Reuters, adding that the UAE’s IHC is aiming for a first quarter IPO of Pure Health to raise more than $1 billion. IHC, which rose from relative obscurity to become the United Arab […]

China to Order Cybersecurity Reviews for Some Firms Seeking Overseas Listings

China said on Tuesday it would put in force new rules that will boost oversight over how its platform companies make plans to list abroad or use recommendation algorithms, in moves set to tighten Beijing’s grip over its sprawling technology sector. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said it would from Feb. 15 implement new […]

Robinhood acquires Say Technologies to enrich relations

Robinhood Markets confirmed on Tuesday its first acquisition plans since the release of its initial public offering (IPO) earlier this month of obtaining venture-backed startup Say Technology for around $140 million in cash. The trading service company revealed the deal in a blog post from the company’s chief product officer, Aparna Chennapragada, without disclosing when […]