SAO PAULO, Sept 19 - JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, has put off a plan to raise 4 billion reais ($1.7 billion) from the initial public offering of its pork, poultry and food-processing operations in Brazil, two sources with direct knowledge of the decision said.
NEW YORK, Sept 19 - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burgeoning middle class.
NEW YORK, Sept 19 - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's record public offering of shares on Friday further spurred already elevated activity in Yahoo Inc's options, pushing volume on the U.S. Internet company to a one-day record high.
Sept 19 - Online home-furnishings retailer Wayfair Inc's initial public offering is expected to be priced at $25-$28 per share, valuing the company at $2.32 billion at the top end of the range.
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Sept 19 - Pre-market investor orders at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp for shares of Alibaba Holding Corp surpassed the number of orders placed before the Facebook initial public offering, a company spokeswoman said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Sept 19 - American Beacon Advisors Inc, a manager of mutual funds owned by buyout firms Pharos Capital Group LLC and TPG Capital LP, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $600 million, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.
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NEW YORK, Sept 19 - The head of the New York Stock Exchange's listing business said on CNBC on Friday that millions of orders in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd at the high end of the indicated range have not yet been matched.
NEW YORK, Sept 19 - A top New York Stock Exchange executive said on CNBC on Friday that the so-called "green shoe" option will be exercised for underwriters to buy additional shares in the Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. initial public offering.
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