Cfao is a multinational company engaged in the sale of manufactured goods, especially automobiles and pharmaceutical products it has operations in africa and france's former colonies and overseas territories. Syndicate structure the ipo was led by goldman sachs and jpmorgan, acting as joint bookrunners and joint lead managers goldman sachs was the lead bookrunner for the transaction, underwriting 48% of the global offering, with jpmorgan underwriting a total of 28. The initial public offering (ipo) comes on the heels of listings of poland's top utility pge and dutch insurer delta lloyd dellas we are very pleased with the success of the ipo of cfao.
Ppr trades at a 30% discount to peers (123x 2010) in the luxury sector, based on 2010 estimates (post cfao ipo), which provides a a good entry point we raise our valuation range to €92-€95. Mr roche also has represented issuers, underwriters and controlling shareholders in a number of capital markets transactions (ipos, securities issuances and tender offers) in france and abroad, including the ipo of cfao and securities issuances by arcelormittal, capgemini, nexans, technicolor, cgg and maurel & prom. Admission on euronext paris 61,524,360 existing shares representing the outstanding share capital of cfao 31,000,000 shares, before exercise of the over-allotment option, will be offered to the public by the way of a global placement and an open price offer. Cfao is delighted with the success of its ipo and is very pleased to be listed on nyse euronext said richard bielle, chairman of cfao's management board cfao is a unique vehicle to invest in africa's growth potential.
French retail giant ppr, the owner of gucci group, has begun an initial public offering for african subsidiary cfao that will raise up to €1 billion ($15 billion), according to the company. Ppr is studying ways to exit its retail and distribution businesses, which account for more than half of sales it also announced details of a €1 billion ipo of african distribution unit cfao. Ipo espinasse, philippe published by hong kong university press, hku espinasse, philippe ipo: a global guide, expanded second edition hong kong: hong kong university press, hku, 2014. However, the (exclusively) secondary ipo for cfao (closed december 2009) was made on the basis of a range of less than 20%, when issuers generally opt for the greatest latitude allowed by the amf.
Cfao's ipo was a great success with both french and international institutional investors, as well as retail investors in france trading of cfao's shares on euronext paris will begin on december 3, 2009. Contents list of tables and figures xi about the author xiii acknowledgements xv preface xvii introduction to the first edition xxi parti: defining the parameters 1. Registration document 2014 - cfao 1 société anonyme (french joint-stock company) with a supervisory board and a management board with share capital of €10,459,512 head office: 18, rue troyon, 92316 sèvres, france. Ipo: a global guide is applicable to any financial jurisdiction, including emerging markets in the asia-pacific region, the middle east, and eastern europe intended for entrepreneurs, market practitioners and students, this guide will be essential reading for anyone planning to take a company to market. Numericable rises in market debut after raising $875 million the ipo is the largest listing in paris since december 2009, when automotive distributor cfao sa raised more than 800 million euros.
The cfao cfaopa offering, which received offers for 25 times the shares available, was priced at 26 euros per share, slightly below the mid-point of an indicated price range of 2480 to 29 euros. Ipo: a global guide is applicable to any financial jurisdiction, including emerging markets with vibrant ipo activity in the asia-pacific region, the middle east, and eastern europe intended for entrepreneurs, market practitioners and students, this guide will be essential reading for anyone planning to take a company to market. The ipo of cfao - mct 4 - 31 october, 2012 st 1 corporate finance prof ken l bechmann, phd the ipo of cfao essec & mannheim emba, weekend 2013. The initial public offering is intended to bolster cfao's growth strategy in particular, it will reinforce cfao's prominence vis-à-vis its customers and will provide access to new sources of financing.
The french retailer and luxury-goods company moved to pare down its wide range of businesses, saying it plans to spin off its high-growth african retailer cfao in an ipo by the end of the year. Cfao ipo price range 2480-2900 euros per share initial size of offering 31 million shares subscription period expected to end dec 1 trading on euronext paris expected to start dec 3.
Cfao's chairman richard bielle said the company offers investors a unique vehicle to invest in africa's growth potential, adding that they were pleased with the success of the ipo. On june 15, the carve-out ipo of ald from parent societe generale was successfully completed, raising $13bn for the bank, in what is the nation's largest carve-out ipo in 3 years, when coface was spun off from natixis for $13bn in 2014. An up-to-date, practical guide to conducting an international ipo for issuers, entrepreneurs, market practitioners, students in business or finance - and anyone generally interested in ipos and equity capital markets (ecm) transactions.