Setting up for some IPO fireworks

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As the IPO market presses into the July 4th holiday the calendar remains full and hot deals are being pulled forward. We’ve highlighted the ones seeing the strongest demand. Banks will want to price as much as possible this week before investors begin shift to the beach mode and just be checking in from their “home office.”

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Xunlei is a consumer Internet platform for digital media content in China. Cloud-based offerings include:  Xunlei Downloader, a digital media download software; Xunlei Kankan, an online video streaming Website; Xunlei Digital Media Player; Xunlei Game Hall, which provides online casual games; Xunlei Online Games; and Xunlei Digital Content Store. The company was formerly known as Giganology Limited and changed its name to Xunlei Limited in January 2011. Xunlei Limited was founded in 2005 and is based in Shenzhen, the People’s Republic of China.

Ambrx is developing a pipeline of protein therapeutic product candidates that include antibody drug conjugates for the treatment of breast and other types of cancer. The company has collaborations with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Eli Lilly and Company, Agensys, Inc., Zhejiang Medicine Co., Ltd., and Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Ambrx, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is based in La Jolla, California.

Imprivata provides authentication and access management technology solutions in healthcare. Offerings include: OneSign, an integrated enterprise single sign-on, authentication management, and workflow automation platform that addresses various security and productivity challenges faced by hospitals and other healthcare organizations. It also provides Imprivata Cortext, a cloud-supported secure communications platform that provides healthcare organizations with secure SMS texting and messaging capabilities in compliance with applicable data privacy and security regulations, as well as offers professional services and support capabilities. Imprivata, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts.

KineMed is developing a proprietary biomarker platform technology for drug development, prescription, and non-prescription medical diagnostics and the pairing of drugs with diagnostic biomarker tests. It plans to commercialize biomarkers in the areas of muscle biology, fibrotic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, cardiometabolic diseases, skin care, and cancer. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Emeryville, California.

Materialise NV provides additive manufacturing software and 3D printing services world-wide. The company operates in three segments: 3D Printing Software, Medical, and Industrial Production. The 3D Printing Software segment offers software through programs and platforms that enable and enhance the functionality of 3D printers and 3D printing operations. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

Amphastar Pharma is engaged in the development of injectable, inhalation, and other categories of pharmaceutical products. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California with manufacturing subsidiaries/facilities in South El Monte, California; and West Roxbury and Canton, Massachusetts.

GoPro develops hardware and software solutions for capturing, managing, sharing, and enjoying engaging video content. GoPro sells its products through retailers and wholesale distributors, as well as through its Website in the United States and internationally. GoPro was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

Minerva Neurosciences develops drug candidates for the treatment of central nervous system diseases like schizophrenia, depression, insomnia, and Parkinson’s disease. Minerva Neurosciences has a co-development and license agreement with Janssen Pharmaceutica, N.V. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

ServiceMaster provides residential and commercial services including termite and pest control services, periodic pest control services, as well as mosquito control, crawlspace encapsulation, and wildlife exclusion. It also provides home warranty plans that cover the repair or replacement of household systems and appliances, such as electrical, plumbing, central heating and air conditioning systems, water heaters, refrigerators, dishwashers, and ovens/cook tops; and disaster restoration, janitorial, cleaning, furniture repair, and home inspection services through franchisees. The company provides its services under the Terminix, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Restore, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic, and AmeriSpec brands. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

TCP International designs, develops, and markets lighting products and accessories to the commercial, industrial, and retail markets in North America, Asia, Europe, and South America. It offers approximately 3,500 stock-keeping units (SKUs) of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs); 275 directional and omni-directional light emitting diodes (LEDs) SKUs; and 12 halogen SKUs that address socket-based lighting applications, and spot and flood retail and hospitality applications. TCP International Holdings Ltd. is based in Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China.

NextEra Energy Partners, LP acquires, owns, and operates contracted clean energy projects with a capacity of approximately 989.6 mega watts. The company owns and operates wind and solar energy projects. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Juno Beach, Florida.

Taggares Agriculture buys, develops, and operates farmland in the Pacific Northwest. It primarily focuses on farming permanent crops, such as tree fruits, stone fruits, and grapes. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Kennewick, Washington.

Investar Bank provides various commercial banking products for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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