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Poczta Polska nixes IPO plans

State-owned postal operator Poczta Polska has decided against its earlier IPO plans, according to its latest strategy plan. “We do not see the necessity to be listed. The regulations regarding such companies can limit the possibilities to accomplish set goals, as you have to take into consideration ...

Locked content PwC: No IPOs on the WSE in Q1. But there is hope for improvement

In Q1 of this year, there were no IPOs on the Warsaw Stock Exchange’s main market, consultancy firm PwC said in its IPO Watch Europe report. The only two floatings during this period were on the small cap, alternative NewConect market, worth PLN 11.8 million combined. In Q1 last year there was one I...

Locked content Mila supermarket chain mulls IPO

Supermarket chain Mila is considering IPO, company’s CEO Artur Góralczyk said in an interview with ISBnews. “We’re using the sector’s potential and want to focus on organic growth and increasing effectiveness. One of possible opportunities for growth is IPO,” he explained. “The sec...

Locked content Retailer Dino mulls IPO

Supermarket chain Dino plans to debut on the WSE in Q2 this year, company’s CEO Szymon Piduch said. The minority shareholder, Polish Sigma Group investment fund which owns 49 percent of the company plans to sell 4.8 million of its existing shares. The majority owner, Tomasz Biernacki plans to ...

Locked content Unimot sets IPO price

Fuel trader Unimot, listed on the alternative, small-cap market set the price of its planned IPO of 2.2 million new J-shares at PLN 45 apiece. The maximum price was set at PLN 47. The offer involves moving the company to the WSE main market. The company plans to raise PLN 88 million earmarked for R&...

Locked content WSE with the third most IPOs in Europe – PwC

The Warsaw Stock Exchange placed third in the annual PwC ranking of the European bourses with the highest number of IPOs last year. WSE had 28 initial public offerings in 2016 (compared to 33 in 2015), behind the London bourse (697 IPOs) and the Nordic Nasdaq OMX with 80 floatings. When it comes to ...

Locked content More IPOs in 2017 – WSE CEO

Małgorzata Zaleska, CEO of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, said in an interview with the Polish Press Agency that there will be more IPOs this year than in previous years. “I am convinced that next year will be better in terms of debuts than this year. We are working hard on it,” she said. Re...

Locked content Dino plans IPO in 2017

Polish retail chain Dino will debut next year, according to Reuters. “We plan to debut on the Warsaw bourse in the first half of 2017,” said Szymon Piduch, the company’s CEO. “This is a good moment for an IPO. The scale of the company’s development is the argument,” he added, claiming th...

Locked content Games incubator PlayWay to debut on WSE

PlayWay will debut on the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) on Wednesday, October 19, the company announced. As part of its IPO, PlayWay has allotted 1.2 million shares for investors, including 0.6 million new shares plus 0.6 million shares sold by current shareholders of the company. S...

Locked content Sharp drop in total value of IPOs on WSE – PwC

According to global consultancy firm PwC, the total value of IPOs on the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) in the period Q1-Q3 of this year was €115 million (18 IPOs), down sharply from €339 million (24 IPOs) in the same period last year. In Q3, there were only five IPOs, with a total value of €4 million,...