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CBOE to drop vice chairman post, trading panel

Chicago Board Options Exchange¬† is eliminating its vice chairman board post and doing away with its trading advisory committee, shedding trappings of a member-owned structure that held sway prior to its June 2010 initial public offering. Get the full story »

Monroe Capital files for IPO

Monroe Capital Corp., a Chicago-based investment firm, plans to sell shares in an initial public offering of $150 million.

The firm, which makes debt and equity investments in companies with revenues from $20 million and $500 million, said it plans to use the proceeds to repay debt and to take additional stakes in portfolio companies. Get the full story »

CBOE begins tender offers for certain stock

CBOE Holdings Inc. on Wednesday said it was launching two concurrent tender offers for its class A-1 and class A-2 common stock each at a price of $22.50 per share. Get the full story »

GM CEO Whitacre says IPO filing not ready yet

General Motors Co. has begun to work on the U.S. regulatory filing needed for an initial public offering but does not expect to have that ready in the next two weeks, Chief Executive Ed Whitacre said on Thursday.

“We are working on an S-1,” Whitacre told Reuters, referring to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission registration statement required for a securities offering. Get the full story »

CBOE to list options for parent Wednesday

The Chicago Board Options Exchange said it will list options for its parent company, CBOE Holdings Inc. (CBOE), starting Wednesday.

The move comes on the heels of a successful initial public offering last week for CBOE, the biggest U.S. options market by contract volume. Get the full story »

Zipcar files for $75 million IPO

ct-biz-zipcar-web.jpg(Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune)

Reuters | Zipcar Inc., a car-sharing service popular among college students
and city dwellers, filed for an initial public offering worth as much
as $75 million.

The company, founded nearly a decade ago, is a leader in so-called
car-sharing, a service that charges an annual membership and rents cars
at an hourly or daily rate. The service is successful in markets in
which car ownership is lower and parking is scarce and expensive, such
as urban areas and colleges.

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