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Texas-Based Goosehead Insurance Going Public With IPO

A North Texas-based insurance agency that operates nationally via a franchise model will begin trading on the Nasdaq exchange when its expected initial public offering (IPO) goes through on April 27. Goosehead Insurance, headquartered in Westlake, Texas, will trade under …

Japan Post’s IPO Fully Subscribed After Two Days; at Least $10B to Be Raised

Japan’s government received orders for all the shares it’s offering in Japan Post Holdings Co. and its banking and insurance units after the first two days of bookbuilding, people with knowledge of the matter said. Investor orders through Oct. 9 …

China Re Will Sell Almost Half of $2B IPO to Cornerstone Investors

China Reinsurance (Group) Corp., the nation’s biggest reinsurer, will sell about half of its as much as $2 billion Hong Kong initial public offering to cornerstone investors. U.S.-based Prudential Financial Inc., China Life Insurance Co. and Macau casino executive Pansy …

Japan Post’s IPO Listings – Which Include Insurer Unit – Could Raise Nearly $12B

State-owned Japan Post on Wednesday set indicative price ranges for a trio of initial public offerings in what it hopes to make a ‘must-have’, $12 billion privatization, Japan’s biggest in three decades. In IPOs set for Nov. 4 squarely targeted …

IRB Brasil Postpones IPO Amid Stock Market Turmoil: Reuters

IRB Brasil RE, the country’s biggest reinsurer, postponed its initial public offering amid market turmoil, Reuters reported, citing unidentified people with knowledge of the matter. Investment banks managing the sale found it unfeasible to proceed, Reuters said. The government expected …

Brazil Insurer Caixa Seguridade, Reinsurer IRB Plan IPOs to Raise $3.6 Billion

Brazilian insurer Caixa Seguridade Participações SA and reinsurer IRB Brasil RE SA on Tuesday filed plans for initial public offerings that their shareholders expect to raise a combined 13 billion reais ($3.6 billion) should an across-the-board market rout ease in …

IRB Brasil RE Seeks to More Aggressive Growth in Latam, Africa; Weighs IPO

IRB Brasil RE plans to grow more aggressively in Latin America and Africa as part of an expansion that may require Brazil’s largest reinsurer to seek an initial public offering or tap an outside partner before 2018, Chief Executive Officer …

Anbang Expands Reach With Diverse Investments in China, Europe & US

Anbang Insurance Group Co., the Chinese insurer that’s buying New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, is expanding at home with investments from China Minsheng Banking Corp. to Financial Street Holdings Co. The insurer became the largest shareholder of Minsheng Bank with …

Anbang Insurance Plans $2 Billion IPO, on Heels of Waldorf Astoria Purchase

Anbang Insurance Group Co., the Chinese insurer buying New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, is planning an initial public offering that could raise about $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Beijing-based company aims to start the share …

RRJ, Temasek to Invest $1.8 Billion in ING Insurance Unit

RRJ Capital Ltd., run by Charles Ong, and his former employer Temasek Holdings Pte, have agreed to invest €1.28 billion ($1.8 billion) in ING Groep NV’s NN insurance business before the unit’s initial public offering. ING will get 750 million …