M & A wrap: Zynga IPO: Bubbleville?

December 15, 2011

As Zynga prepares for the largest technology public offering since Google, Reuters’ tech editor Peter Lauria and reporters Anthony DeRosa and Liana Baker hash it out over Zynga’s estimated $9 billion valuation.

How Zynga ultimately performs as a public company will depend in large part on its ability to break free from Facebook.

Mark Pincus makes power play with Zynga IPO.

Healthcare products and medical device maker Covidien plans to spin off its pharmaceutical business into a stand-alone public company.

The Deal Journal reports the newest member of the $1 billion club: SurveyMonkey, the online survey website.

Two of Hong Kong’s biggest recent IPOs slumped in their trading debuts, falling victim to weak investor demand that has pressured new listings in the once booming global IPO powerhouse.

Luxury lifestyle company Michael Kors raised the size of its initial public offering and priced it above the expected range, according to an underwriter.

Here’s one big thing MF Global and Jon Corzine got right, writes Bloomberg columnist Jonathan Weil.

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