Articles tagged “ipos”

Uber Faces Political Risks by Delaying IPO to 2019

Uber Faces Political Risks by Delaying IPO to 2019

Conor Sen, Bloomberg

The author has a valid point about the expected U.S. political environment during the next two years. Uber, however, still has some internal politics to clean up and is on its own timeline.

3 weeks ago

HNA Asset Sales Hit Speed Bump Over Canceled Airline Caterer IPO

HNA Asset Sales Hit Speed Bump Over Canceled Airline Caterer IPO

Prudence Ho, Bloomberg

HNA Group has always been something of a complicated beast and it looks like this has scared off potential investors worried about the lack of clarity surrounding the Swiss airline catering IPO.

3 months ago

Argentine Airport Operator Looks to Emerging Markets in Brazil and India

Argentine Airport Operator Looks to Emerging Markets in Brazil and India

Pablo Gonzalez, Bloomberg

This Argentine airport operator is smart to look to Brazil as a promising market. Brazil's new Open Skies agreement with the U.S. could even spur new partnerships between Latin American airlines.

3 months ago

Airbnb Hedge Fund Report Is a Sign That This Unicorn Is Growing Up

Airbnb Hedge Fund Report Is a Sign That This Unicorn Is Growing Up

Seth Borko, Skift Research

Headlines can often miss a key point: Airbnb has a positive and growing cash flow. Airbnb was already in a small club of highly valued startups, but there's an even more elite group, those that can turn a profit.

4 months ago

Members-Only Soho Club Is Mulling an IPO

Members-Only Soho Club Is Mulling an IPO

Lionel Laurent, Bloomberg

A number of hospitality companies are adopting Soho House's model of establishing exclusive, members-only clubs. If Soho House does indeed go public, there's a good chance we'll see even more of them in the very near future.

5 months ago

Airbnb CFO Out in Management Shakeup, No IPO Planned for 2018

Airbnb CFO Out in Management Shakeup, No IPO Planned for 2018

Deanna Ting, Skift

In Airbnb's battle of Silicon Valley versus Wall Street, it appears that Silicon Valley has won this fight — for now.

5 months ago

Airbnb Mulled Integrating Skyscanner for Flights and Buying Hopper

Airbnb Mulled Integrating Skyscanner for Flights and Buying Hopper

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Airbnb has sold investors on a growth story based, in part, on adding flights and other products. But selling flights is extremely complicated.

5 months ago

Airbnb Signals Big Changes With the Appointment of American Express CEO to Its Board

Airbnb Signals Big Changes With the Appointment of American Express CEO to Its Board

Deanna Ting, Skift

In short, Airbnb’s message is: “We’re not an Uber, guys. And we haven’t forgotten about the people who made us a $31 billion company.”

5 months ago

Airport Retailer Hudson Group Is Seeking an IPO in 2018

Airport Retailer Hudson Group Is Seeking an IPO in 2018

Sean O'Neill, Skift

At least somebody benefits from flight delays. While many retailers struggle in the Amazon era, Hudson Booksellers is seeing sales growth thanks to more passengers crowding airports.

7 months ago

Argentine Airport Owner Gets Green Light for 2018 IPO

Argentine Airport Owner Gets Green Light for 2018 IPO

Charlie Devereux and Pablo Gonzalez, Bloomberg

Argentina's air travel infrastructure could benefit from a capital injection if Aeropuertos Argentina 2000, one of the world’s largest private airport operators, floats its shares on the New York stock exchange next year.

7 months ago

Expedia-Supported Despegar Prices IPO at $26 Per Share

Expedia-Supported Despegar Prices IPO at $26 Per Share

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Expedia would own 14 percent of online travel agency Despegar post-IPO. But contemplating the odds of an Expedia takeover is a "rompecabeza,” or a head-breaker.

9 months ago

Expedia IPO and Spin-Off History Sets Up Uber for a Deal-Making Era

Expedia IPO and Spin-Off History Sets Up Uber for a Deal-Making Era

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Khosrowshahi's financial acumen will be crucial to Uber's turnaround, especially after just giving Uber an 18- to 26-month window to go public. The first step is to find a way to become profitable.

10 months ago