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10 IPOs on Tap for This Week

Biotech, cement, supermarkets, forex, waste management and casinos are in the mix


IPO performance was mixed  last week. In fact, there were three deals that had to be postponed (one was because a company agreed to be acquired).

Here’s a rundown of the offerings:

company ticker return (%)
Cempra CEMP 0
AVG Technologies AVG -18.2
Greenway GWAY 32.3
Matador Resources MTDR 0
U.S. Silica SLCA -5.2

Despite the volatility, the average return was still nearly 2%, which shows how one deal can make up for the duds!

For this week, 10 companies plan to hit the markets:

company (ticker) terms description
Caesars Entertainment (CZR) 1.8M shares at $8-$10/share Major casino operator
Cementos Pacasmayo (CPAC) 20M shares at $12-$13/share Largest cement producer
in Peru
Ceres (CERE) 5M shares at $21-$23/share Seed producer for bioenergy
ChemoCentryx (CCXI) 4M shares at $14-$16/share Biotech focused on rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease
EPAM Systems (EPAM) 7.4M shares at $16-$18/share Eastern European information-technology service provider
FX Alliance (FX) 5.2M at $14-$16/share Operates a technology platform for foreign-exchange trading
GSE Holding (GSE) 7M shares at $8-$10/share Manages waste for mining and other environmental matters
Roundys (RNDY) 18.2M shares at $10-$12/share Supermarket chain in the Midwest
Synacor (SYNC) 6.8M shares at $9-$11/share Provided technology systems to cable and telecom companies
TVAX Biomedical (TVAX) 2M shares at $9-$11/share Biotech focused on cancer treatments

Tom Taulli runs the InvestorPlace blog IPO Playbook, a site dedicated to the hottest news and rumors about initial public offerings. He also is the author of “The Complete M&A Handbook”“All About Short Selling” and “All About Commodities.” Follow him on Twitter at @ttaulli or reach him via email. As of this writing, he did not own a position in any of the aforementioned securities.

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