| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Hilton Worldwide Holdings said it plans to raise as much as $2.4 billion in an initial public offering, in what would be the biggest IPO ever for a hotel company.
The McLean, Va.-based company and its shareholders plan to sell 112.8 million shares for...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:41 AM
As we observed more than a year ago in relation to Facebook's initial public offering, entrepreneurs distinguish between venture investors and stock market investors this way:
"Venture money is expensive money, but it's smart money. Stock market money...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The big news out of the financial markets Wednesday is that Twitter, whose initial public offering is likely to be one of the hottest transactions of the year, will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange instead of on Nasdaq.
The world asks: So...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Care to buy some stock, along with that extra-large popcorn and soda?
The American movie theater chain controlled by China's wealthiest man is going forward with a planned $368-million initial public offering -- and, in an unconventional move, is...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter has added a female media veteran to its all-male board of directors.
Marjorie Scardino, 66, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, joined the Twitter board Thursday after a deafening wave of criticism that it...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter executives made an appearance Friday on Wall Street as they prepared to kick off a road show to pitch the company’s initial public offering to investors.
As is traditional, Chief Executive Dick Costolo and finance chief...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter’s relationship with the news industry is already -- shall we say -- a feather in its cap. Now it has hired Vivian Schiller to a newly created position as head of news partnerships.
Schiller, a veteran of NPR and the New...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:48 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter priced its hotly anticipated initial public offering at $17 a share to $20 a share on Thursday in a deal that could value the company at up to $11 billion.
Twitter said it would sell 70 million shares. If those are sold, the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:19 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The running joke at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference was that the arctic temperature in the room was to keep Mark Zuckerberg from sweating up a storm on stage.
The event organizers could have turned up the heat.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ahead of the most anticipated initial public stock offering since Facebook, Twitter bought mobile advertising exchange MoPub, its largest acquisition to date.
The deal was part of Twitter's ongoing effort to make it simpler and easier...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Twitter can expect to face some serious headwinds as it moves toward its public offering of stock. But there may also be some reasons for optimism.
First, the reasons to worry.
Yes, the overall IPO market in the U.S. has continued to recover as 131...