How SPACs help companies go public without an IPO

Mar 26, 2021
WeWork is merging with a special purpose acquisition company, hitting the stock market in a way that might be less costly and less risky.
WeWork, which provides space and services for co-working, is merging with a special purpose acquisition company to enable its stock to trade publicly.
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Pandemic brings short-term pain, long-term gain for co-working and flexible office space

Mar 26, 2021
Remote workers might be looking for an escape, and companies are ready to experiment.
Co-working spaces offer the kind of flexibility remote workers may need.
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Online market Poshmark rides high on IPO day

Jan 14, 2021
Lots of people are turning to their stuff to make money during the pandemic.
Poshmark said its users doubled from 2018 to June 2020.
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China halts Ant Group IPO after Jack Ma blasts red tape

Nov 3, 2020
Analysts say the suspension reinforces the dominant role of the Chinese government in the private economy.
People visit a showroom of Ant Financial, now called Ant Group, in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province in 2018.
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Ant Group is taking its IPO to Hong Kong and Shanghai. Why is it skipping New York?

And is it a sign of things to come for relations between the U.S. and Chinese economies?
The financial technology company based in China will be going public in what could be one of the biggest IPOs in history.
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Goldman Sachs starts diverse board member policy for handling IPOs

Jul 1, 2020
The investment bank wants boards to include more people from chronically underrepresented groups.
Even with progress toward making boardrooms more diverse, women hold less than 18% of corporate board seats in the United States, according to Deloitte.
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With grocery sales up, what does that mean for Albertsons' IPO?

Jun 23, 2020
All grocery companies' sales are up, but which of them are gaining market share and meeting new demands?
One important measure is whether grocers can meet the new demands around convenience and delivery.
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Casper cuts IPO price amid growing investor doubts

Feb 5, 2020
The company helped pioneer the direct-to-consumer mattress market, but the space got crowded quickly.
Casper, which sells direct-to-customer mattresses in boxes, has lowered the cost of its shares for its Thursday IPO.
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WeWork strikes a deal to save itself

Oct 22, 2019
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank will take control, ousting co-founder Adam Neumann.
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What investors need to see in Saudi Aramco's IPO prospectus

Oct 18, 2019
The state-run oil giant is notoriously opaque. But as it moves forward with going public, prospective investors have been demanding details about how the company is run.
Amin Nasser, CEO of Saudi state oil company Aramco, speaks at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi in September.
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