Brazilian equity sales have slowed so much that Louis Dreyfus Holding BV, the world’s second- largest sugar-cane processor, is dangling a money-back guarantee to investors who buy shares in its initial public offering.
Manchester United Plc team owner Malcolm Glazer is so loathed by fans that some once burned him in effigy. They might hate him even more if they learn how he tried to hide the true state of the soccer club’s finances before its August initial public offering.
Zynga Inc. plans to sell a small number of shares in its initial public offering, adopting a strategy used by LinkedIn Corp. to maintain control of the company while raising money to expand, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
Tudou Holdings Ltd., China’s second- biggest video website, is attempting a U.S. initial public offering at a 62 percent discount to larger rival Youku.com Inc. after equities plunged this month, sapping demand for new stock.
Agricultural Bank of China Ltd., the nation’s third-largest lender by assets plans to attempt what could be the biggest initial public offering in history by July, three people with knowledge of the matter said.
KKR & Co. LP , the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts , may postpone a plan to sell $500 million in new shares after moving its public listing to the U.S. from Europe, according to two people with knowledge of the plans.