IPO Archives

SynCardia Systems files Form S-1 for IPO


SynCardia Systems, a developer and manufacturer of temporary implantable artificial hearts, filed on Monday with the SEC to raise up to $40 million in an initial public offering. Based in Tucson, Arizona, SynCardia Systems, Inc. is the manufacturer of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE approved Total Artificial Heart for use… Read More →

STORE Capital announces IPO pricing

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by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

STORE Capital Corporation, an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in Single Tenant Operational Real Estate (STORE), announced Tuesday the pricing of its initial public offering of 27,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $18.50 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on… Read More →

Mueller uses hybrid model to turn GCU into a winner

Brian Mueller is the CEO of Grand Canyon University.

Brian Mueller has created the most successful business model in education. When he took over as Grand Canyon University’s CEO in 2008, there were less than 1,000 students on campus and about 10,000 online. Today, GCU has 8,500 students on campus and 50,000 online, with a new East Valley campus coming in 2015. Mueller has… Read More →

Scottsdale’s GoDaddy files for IPO


Web hosting company GoDaddy is filing for an initial public offering. The company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials says it has 12 million customers and is the largest provider of website domain names. GoDaddy Inc. also said Monday that company founder and former CEO Bob Parsons is resigning as executive chairman to spend… Read More →

Ulthera files for $86 million IPO


Ulthera, which sells ultrasound energy systems for the non-invasive lifting of eyebrows and skin around the neck, filed on Monday with the SEC to raise up to $86 million in an initial public offering. The Mesa-based company, which was founded in 2004 and booked $82 million in sales for the fiscal year ended December 31,… Read More →

Taylor Morrison debuts as publicly traded company

Sheryl Palmer

Shares of Taylor Morrison Home Corp. are rising in its debut as a publicly traded company. The homebuilder’s entry on the New York Stock Exchange comes on the same day that another homebuilder filed for an initial public offering, further proof that companies are riding the continued housing recovery back to the public markets. Taylor… Read More →

Advantages and disadvantages of an IPO


The closing concludes and a company suddenly has $50 million cash in its bank account from the sale of its stock.  Champagne corks are popped and celebration ensues―for a brief period.  “Going public” is an exciting event for all involved and may provide many advantages to the company’s operations.  However, being a public company has… Read More →

LifeLock falls in 1st day of trading on NYSE

by in Business News | Finance | Tech

Shares of LifeLock fell more than 3 percent in its first day of trading as the online provider of identity theft protection services priced its initial public offering below the anticipated range. The Tempe company dropped 30 cents, or 3.2 percent, to $8.70 in morning trading on Wednesday. The shares opened at $8.38, down 7… Read More →