initial public offerings (IPOs) trading on American exchanges

Friday, January 28, 2022

Eco Wave Power (WAVE) began trading on the Nasdaq on Thur 1 July 21

Eco Wave Power Global AB, a wave energy company, engages in the development of a wave energy conversion (WEC) technology that converts ocean and sea waves into clean electricity. 
The company was formerly known as EWPG Holding AB (publ) and changed its name to Eco Wave Power Global in June 2021.
  • Sector(s): Utilities
  • Industry: Utilities—Renewable
  • Full Time Employees: 15
  • Founded in 2011 
  • Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Vaxxinity (VAXX) began trading on the Nasdaq on Thur 11 Nov 21

Vaxxinity, Inc., a biotechnology company, focuses on developing product candidates for human use in the fields of neurology and coronaviruses in the United States.
  • Sector(s): Healthcare
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Full Time Employees: 89
  • Founded in 2014 
  • Headquartered in Dallas, Texas
Vaxxinity opened at $16.90 after pricing downsized 6.0 mln share IPO at $13/share, below the $14-$16 expected range

Monday, January 24, 2022

IPOs this week : Jan 25 - 28, 2022 (wk 4)

IPOs expected to price

  • Silver Spike Investment (NASDAQ:SSIC)  on January 28 
  • Credo Technology Group Holding (CRDO) on January 29. 

IPO lockup expirations
  • PowerSchool (NYSE:PWSC), Duolingo (NASDAQ:DUOL), MeridianLink (NYSE:MLNK), Snap One (NASDAQ:SNPO), PowerSchool (PWSC), Augmedix (NASDAQ:AUGX), Dole (NYSE:DOLE), Tenaya Therapeutics (NASDAQ:TNYA), RxSight (NASDAQ:RXST) and Immuneering (NASDAQ:IMRX).

Sunday, January 16, 2022

IPOs this week : Jan 17 - 21, 2022 (wk 3)

IPOs expected to price
  • Verdant Earth Technologies Limited (VDNT) and Jupiter Neurosciences (JUNS) on January 18, 
  • Four Springs Capital Trust (FSPR) on January 20 and 
  • Samsara Vision (SMSA) on January 21. 
IPO lockup expirations
  • Vtex (NYSE:VTEX), Zevai PBC (NYSE:ZVIA), Instructure (NYSE:INST), Couchbase (NASDAQ:BASE) and Ryan Specialty Group Holdings (NYSE:RYAN) on January 18, 
  • Group Limited (NASDAQ:GAMB), Xponential Fitness (NYSE:XPOF), Caribou Biosciences (NASDAQ:CRBU), Cytek Biosciences (NASDAQ:CTKB) and Outbrain (NASDAQ:OB) on January 19. 

Across the Pacific Ocean, an operating subsidiary of JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS) is expected to start trading Shanghai. The company plans to offer 2B shares in the offering, representing ~20% of shares outstanding, at a proposed price of five yuan per share, for estimated gross proceeds of 10B yuan, or ~$1.57B.

Friday, January 7, 2022

BuzzFeed (BZFD) began trading on the Nasdaq on Mon 6 Dec 21

Digital media company BuzzFeed (BZFD) went public on Monday after a SPAC merger that valued the firm at $1.5 billion, setting it apart from peers like Vox and Vice that remain private.
  • Sector(s): Communication Services
  • Industry: Internet Content & Information
  • Founded in 2006 
  • HQ in New York, New York
As part of the SPAC merger, the company acquired the sports and entertainment publishing company Complex for $300 million, expanding the staff to 1,400, BuzzFeed said.

The company expects to raise $16 million dollars from the SPAC deal, after investors pulled 94% of the $287.5 million raised by the SPAC.

NEW YORK - DECEMBER 06: BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti stands in front of the Nasdaq market site in Times Square as the company goes public through a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company on December 06, 2021 in New York City. Shares of the digital media company, trading under the new ticker “BZFD,” rose 12.7% to $10.84 as markets opened Monday.