US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Restaurant Chain Korean BBQ chain Follows CAVA Debut

Three companies priced IPOs this past week, highlight of the week was restaurant chain CAVA Group (CAVA) which launched its $260 million offering and priced above the upwardly revised range. CAVA soared 99% in its debut and finished the week up 73%. Holdover Azitra (AZTR) finally priced and finished down 1%. Snack brand BranchOut Food (BOF) priced and finished down 26%. We also had one SPAC, ESH Acquisition Priced, (ESHAU) led by industry veterans targeting entertainment, sports, and hospitality. Just one IPO … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Restaurant Chain Korean BBQ chain Follows CAVA Debut”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Restaurant Chain CAVA Group, BranchOut Food 

Highlight of the week was restaurant chain CAVA Group (CAVA) launched its $260 million offering and is expected to price in the week ahead. Holdover Azitra (AZTR) plans to raise $8 million at a $65 million market cap. Snack brand BranchOut Food (BOF) plans to raise $8 million at a $27 million market cap. We also saw filings from electric air travel company Surf Air Mobility (SRFM), Mexican real estate company Vesta Real Estate (VTMX) and Pixie Dust Technologies (PXDT). There were … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Restaurant Chain CAVA Group, BranchOut Food “

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Sizable Deals on the Horizon Including Advanced Biomed ADVB

There were no IPOs this Memorial Day shortened week, the pipeline was quiet with no new initial filings. The one scheduled offering Dermatology biotech Azitra (AZTR). delayed again to the week ahead. June could get active with a number of sizable deals that have filed or updated in the past month, including diagnostics company Advanced Biomed (ADVB), restaurant chains CAVA Group (CAVA) and Fogo Hospitality (FOGO), energy plays MN8 Energy (MNX) and Kodiak Gas Services (KGS). US IPO Week Ahead … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Sizable Deals on the Horizon Including Advanced Biomed ADVB”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Active June Ahead with Energy plays MN8 Energy (MNX) and Kodiak Gas Services (KGS)

A busier week for SPAC’s and IPO’s, there were two deals priced this past week, Cummins spin-off Atmus Filtration (ATMU) which finished up 11%, Canada-listed ATS Corporation (ATS). We also saw one SPAC, Kingstown Capital’s Inflection Point Acquisition II (IPXXU) upsized to raise $220 million to target businesses in disruptive growth sectors. Six IPOs and one SPAC also submitted initial filings. For Memorial Day week ahead holdover Dermatology biotech Azitra (AZTR). June could get active with a number of sizable … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Active June Ahead with Energy plays MN8 Energy (MNX) and Kodiak Gas Services (KGS)”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Cummins Spin-off Atmus Filtration, Dermatology Biotech Azitra

In a very quiet IPO period, there were just two small deals priced this past week, projection screen maker Strong Global Entertainment (SGE) which finished the week down 11% and middle-market asset manager CaliberCos (CWD) which finished up 31%. Restaurant chain CAVA Group (CAVA) filed to raise $100 million. In the week ahead with have two companies scheduled to list. Cummins spin-off Atmus Filtration (ATMU), primarily operating under the Fleetguard brand is the headliner. Holdover Dermatology biotech Azitra (AZTR) is … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Cummins Spin-off Atmus Filtration, Dermatology Biotech Azitra”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Dermatology Biotech Azitra, Vietnamese EV VinFast

Perhaps no surprise with the regional bank maelstrom and the debt ceiling mess no IPOs began trading or submitted initial filings this past week. The lone scheduled deal to list, Projection screen maker Strong Global Entertainment (SGE) which is being spun out of FG Group (NYSE American: FGH), delayed to the week ahead. Dermatology biotech Azitra (AZTR) also plans to list in the week ahead. The IPO pipeline did get notable updates. Vietnamese EV maker VinFast (VFS) announced De-Spac plans. … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Dermatology Biotech Azitra, Vietnamese EV VinFast”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: CytoMed Therapeutics, U.S. GoldMining and U Power

There are three companies on the list in the week ahead, holdover U Power (UCAR) plans to raise $18 million at a $368 million market cap in the coming week. Singapore-based cancer biotech CytoMed Therapeutics (GDTC) plans to raise $11 million at a $51 million market cap. Early-stage gold-copper mining company U.S. GoldMining (USGO) plans to raise $15 million at a $117 million market cap. The market priced four IPOs last week, the star was Singapore-based Multi Ways Group (MWG) soared more … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: CytoMed Therapeutics, U.S. GoldMining and U Power”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: U Power, Multi Ways and Golden Heaven

The market priced eight IPOs last week, Himalaya Shipping (HSHP), Hitek Global (HKIT), SYLA Technologies (SYT), YanGuFang International Group (YGF), Shengfeng Development (SFWL), Jin Medical International (ZJYL), Chanson International (CHSN), and Hongli Group (HLP). Two SPACs priced this week, TMT Acquisition (TMTCU) plans to target businesses in Asia, and Trailblazer Merger I (TBMCU) plans to target the US technology industry. In the week ahead five small Asian issuers due to price. Chinese battery-swapping station developer U Power (UCAR) Singapore-based Multi … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: U Power, Multi Ways and Golden Heaven”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Global Mofy Metaverse, YanGuFang, Millennium

The market priced four IPOs last week, Singapore-based Ohmyhome (OMH) finished up 7%, Bunkering facilitator CBL International (BANL) finished up 10%, Mangoceuticals (MGRX) finished down 38% Clean Energy Technologies (CETY) raised $4 million at a $153 million market cap and uplisted to the Nasdaq. It finished up 3%. In the week ahead four small Chinese companies are currently scheduled to list. Chinese oat and grain products producer YanGuFang International Group (YGF), Chinese amusement and water park operator Golden Heaven Group … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Global Mofy Metaverse, YanGuFang, Millennium”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Grain Producer YanGuFang, Golden Heaven Amusement Parks, Mangoceuticals

The market priced two IPOs last week, ASIC chips designer Intchains Group (ICG) finished up 3%. Chinese B2B e-commerce platform provider ICZOOM Group (IZM) finished down 18%. Blank check company Four Leaf Acquisition (FORLU) raised $52 million in a downsized IPO to target the IoT space or adjacent spaces. In the week ahead three small companies scheduled to list. Chinese grain producer YanGuFang International Group (YGF), Chinese amusement park operator Golden Heaven Group Holdings (GDHG) and ED developer Mangoceuticals (MGRX). Three small … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Grain Producer YanGuFang, Golden Heaven Amusement Parks, Mangoceuticals”