This post is by Alex Wilhelm from Fundings & Exits – TechCrunch
Today we have new filings from Couchbase and Kaltura: Couchbase set an initial price range for its IPO, something we’ve been waiting for, and Kaltura’s offering is back from hiatus with a new price range and some fresh financial information to boot.
Both bits of news should help us get a handle on how the Q3 2021 IPO cycle is shaping up at the start.
TechCrunch has long expected the third quarter’s IPO haul to prove strong; investors said as 2020 closed that quarters one, three and four would prove very active in terms of public market exits this year. Then the second quarter surpassed expectations, with more companies going public than at least some market observers anticipated.
With that in mind, you can imagine why the newly launched Q3 could prove an active period.
So! Let’s start with a dig into the filing from NoSQL provider Couchbase, working to understand its first price range and what the numbers may say about market demand for technology debuts. Here’s our first look at the company’s value. Then we are taking the Kaltura saga back up, checking into the pricing and second-quarter results from the technology company that provides video streaming software and services.
Frankly, I’ve been waiting for these filings to drop. So, let’s cut the chat and get into the numbers:
Couchbase’s IPO price range
In its new S-1/A filing, Couchbase reports that it anticipates a $20 to $23 per share IPO price. With a maximum sale (Read more...)