Category: Allen Michel

Alibaba Plan Puts IPO Record in Sight

April 24th, 2014 in 2014, Allen Michel, Newsmakers, School of Management, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is working on a plan that could make its initial public offering the largest in history. The Chinese e-commerce giant and its bankers are discussing adding new shares to the deal, a move that would enable the company to raise funds for itself alongside some of its current investors, according to people familiar with the deal…

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“When I look to buy IPOs, this is the absolute dominant factor that I look for.”

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Fatter airline profits, worse passenger delays

January 7th, 2014 in 2014, Allen Michel, NECN, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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Small Float IPOs Beat Bigger Floats in the Long Run, Study Finds

December 11th, 2013 in 2013, Allen Michel, Newsmakers, School of Management, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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One bit of conventional wisdom about the hot initial public offering market is that smart companies are holding back shares in order to boost their after-market performance…

Expert quote:

“An investor who invests in the typical IPO would lose money [versus the market] over the long run.”

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Behind the mega airlines merger

February 14th, 2013 in 2013, Allen Michel, NECN, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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The $11 billion merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines would, if approved, create the world’s largest air carrier…

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Airbus to build assembly plant in Alabama

July 2nd, 2012 in 2012, Allen Michel, Marketplace, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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In the next hour, the European airplane maker Airbus is expected to announce a new assembly plant in Alabama…

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The end of individual legacy airlines?

April 25th, 2012 in 2012, Allen Michel, NECN, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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Are we nearing the end of the individual legacy airline carrier era?…

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American flying to uncertain future

February 2nd, 2012 in 2012, Allen Michel, NECN, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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Hours after bankrupt American Airlines dropped the stunning announcement it will lay off 13,000 workers as it tries to slash its cost 20 percent, many passengers here were worried about American’s future – including Tony Gallo, who flies 100,000 miles a year as a marketing consultant…

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