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e.l.f. beauty just filed for a $100 million IPO

Affordable cosmetics giant, e.l.f. beauty, has filed for an initial public offering of up to $100 million, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Oaklaind, Calif.-based company intends to apply to have its common stock approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “ELF.” The company reported sales of $96.8 million for …

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Aritzia files for IPO on Toronto Stock Exchange

Canada-based women’s fashion retailer, Aritzia is going public. The vertically-integrated brand filed for an initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange this past Wednesday, Bloomberg reports. Berkshire Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm purchased a majority stake in the in the retailer in 2005 and will sell its share in the IPO. Aritizia’ CEO Brian Hill will also sale …

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Draper Esprit opens IPO with $135.6 million initial capital raise

Draper Esprit plc is now a publicly traded fund in London and Ireland. The firm has been admitted to the London and Dublin stock exchanges with the stock tickers GROW.L and GRW.I, respectively, raising an initial £103 million ($135.6 million at current exchange rates) of capital. The team includes investing partners Simon Cook, Stuart Chapman, Brian Caulfield, Jonathan Sibilia, Olav …

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For Snapchat $1.8B Series F round sets the stage for an IPO

Snapchat, the Los Angeles, CA-based messaging app that needs no introduction, has just raised close to $1.8 billion in Series F funding, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors reportedly include T. Rowe Price, Sequoia Capital, Glade Brook Capital, General Atlantic, Fidelity Investments, Lone Pine Capital, Institutional Venture Partners and Coatue Management, among …

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