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De Nora IPO priced at 13.50 euros per share; $2.8 billion valuation

De Nora was founded in 1923 and specializes in electrode and water treatment technologies. Pavlo Gonchar | Lightrocket | Getty Images The CEO of electrode maker Industrie De Nora says it is “not scared” about the current market turbulence as it braves an IPO this week. The initial public offering …

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Forget Klarna? Investors bet new startups will in ‘buy now, pay later’

Klarna is in talks to raise funds at a sharp discount to its last valuation, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. A spokesperson for the firm said it doesn’t comment on “speculation.” Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images With hype over the “buy now, pay later” …

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Robinhood shares jump 14% on report FTX may be exploring a deal

A woman holds a smartphone with the Robinhood logo in the background. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Robinhood shares jumped on Monday after Bloomberg News reported crypto exchange FTX was considering acquiring the trading app. The stock soared 14% to its session high and was …

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Amazon plans second Prime shopping event in Q4

A contractor working for Amazon.com cleans a delivery truck in Richmond, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon plans to hold a second shopping event for Prime members this year, in the fourth quarter, according to a notice viewed by CNBC. …

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Some tech leaders are turning layoffs, hiring freezes into opportunity

A man walks past a “We’re Hiring” sign posted in Arlington, Virginia on June 3, 2022. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images Recent headlines are filled with news of tech sector layoffs, hiring freezes and job offers being pulled in the midst of economic uncertainty. But according to members …

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UiPath to cut 5% of its workforce as part of restructuring plan

UiPath IPO at the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE UiPath will reduce roughly 5% of its total workforce as part of a restructuring plan, according to a new SEC filing. The company, a provider of software for automating office tasks, said that it had 4,200 employees as of April …

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Trump merger deal threatened by federal criminal probe

Former U.S. President Donald Trump applauses during the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual convention in Houston, Texas, U.S. May 27, 2022.  Shannon Stapleton | Reuters A federal criminal investigation is threatening the proposed merger between former President Donald Trump’s social media enterprise and a special purpose acquisition company, a deal …

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Three Arrows Capital crypto hedge fund defaults on Voyager loan

Bitcoin rallied to a record high of nearly $69,000 at the height of the 2021 crypto frenzy. In 2022, it’s moved in the opposite direction. Nurphoto | Getty Images Prominent crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital has defaulted on a loan worth more than $670 million. Digital asset brokerage Voyager …

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Three Arrows Capital (3AC) faces deadline to repay loans or default

Billions of dollars of value have been wiped off the cryptocurrency market in the last few weeks. Companies in the industry are feeling the pain. Lending and trading firms are facing a liquidity crisis and many firms have announced layoffs. Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Three …

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FCA investigates Wise CEO Kristo Kaarmann over tax default

Kristo Kaarmann, CEO and co-founder of Wise. Eoin Noonan | Sportsfile | Getty Images The CEO of £3.9 billion ($4.8 billion) fintech firm Wise is being investigated by U.K. regulators after tax authorities found he failed to pay a tax bill worth over £720,000. Kristo Kaarmann, who co-founded Wise in …

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