Saudi Arabia plans to sell up to 5% of the world's largest energy firm and hopes to raise up to US$100 billion.
The base offer will be 50 million shares with a possible over-allotment of as many as 7.5 million shares.
Loans appeal to Chinese unicorns because they can be arranged quickly with few public disclosures.
The planned IPO of Airtel Africa is aimed at reducing its debt pile of more than US$16 billion.
Goldman Sachs may sell additional shares or take other actions to support the Arabian Centres shares once they list.
The stock rose another 8% on Thursday giving the company a market valuation of US$5.5 billion.
WeWork would probably be the second-biggest if it goes public this year as expected.
The share slump reflects investor skepticism about the size of the ride-hailing market.
People with knowledge of the matter say the firm is considering seeking a valuation of as much as RM1 billion and targets a listing next year.
Son has been remaking SoftBank Group from primarily a telecommunications operator into a technology investment firm.
The deflated debut cast a pall over 2019’s prospects as the hottest year for tech listings this decade.
Uber sells 180 million shares for US$45 each, having marketed them for US$44 to US$50 apiece.
One analyst crunched the numbers to find plenty of promise: He figures Masayoshi Son has already made close to US$9 billion on paper.
Lyft anticipates sales of US$3.28 billion to US$3.3 billion for 2019, which is above estimates.
The app drivers are seeking improved job security and a better revenue split between the drivers and platforms.
If the mood doesn’t change soon, it may bode ill for Uber Technologies Inc when its IPO launches on Thursday.
The IPO could be one of the biggest this year in London.
SoftBank is in talks with Oman for an investment in the fund, which has raised nearly all of its funding so far from Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi.
The company intends to use a bulk of its IPO proceeds for research and development, as well as building manufacturing facilities.
Uber kicks off its IPO roadshow in London with stops in New York, Boston and San Francisco scheduled.
WeWork is banking on its listing to further its expansion plans.
This would be the biggest IPO in the middle eastern country since 2014.
The ride-hailing company is planning to start marketing shares to potential investors in a price range of about US$44 to US$50 each.
Asda, which Walmart bought in 1999, has been one of the US giant’s best international acquisitions.