Author Archives: Shira Stein

Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. Square Inc. jumped more than 60 percent after the mobile payments company priced its initial public offering low enough to entice skeptics as well as bulls who are confident in its growth prospects. Photographer: Yana Paskova/Bloomberg

Technology IPOs Likely to Rebound in 2017, Deal Lawyers Say

Technology IPOs Likely to Rebound in 2017, Deal Lawyers Say

By Shira Stein, Bloomberg BNA More technology companies are gearing up to go public in the second half of 2017, after a quiet start to the year, deal attorneys say. Only nine tech companies have gone public as of July 6, according to a Bloomberg BNA analysis. This is in line with the past two

Pedestrians pass in front of a Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. store in downtown Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg

Airlines, Food and Drug Stores Most Active in Antitrust Cases

By Shira Stein, Bloomberg BNA Large food and drug store chains and major airlines appear in court more often for antitrust cases as a proportion of their total litigation than any other industry, according to a Bloomberg BNA analysis of district court cases in the last five years. More than one out of 10 of the