5 IPOs to Watch This Week

Francis Gaskins |

For the week of January 13, there are five IPOs, scheduled to raise over $2 billion overall.

The full IPO calendar is available at IPOpremium.com

2 Shale Oil Drillers & Oil Producers

Based in Houston, TX, EP Energy ($EPE) scheduled a $1 billion IPO on the NYSE with a market capitalization of $6.2 billion at a price range midpoint of $25 for Friday, January 17, 2014.
EPE is a shale oil driller focuse onfour core areas: the Eagle Ford Shale (South Texas), the Wolfcamp Shale (Permian Basin in West Texas), the Altamont field in the Uinta Basin in northeastern Utah and the Haynesville Shale (North Louisiana).
 

Based in Dallas, TX, RSP Permian ($RSPP) scheduled a $400 million IPO on the NYSE with a market capitalization of $1.5 billion at a price range midpoint of $20 for Friday, January 17, 2014.
RSPP is a shale oil driller and oil producer focused in the core of the Midland Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin, primarily in the adjacent counties of Midland, Martin, Andrews, Dawson and Ector.
RSPP is a private equity-based deal apparently put together for the purposes of an IPO.

Helicopter Service Provider

Based in Richmond, Canada, CHCGroup ($HELI) scheduled a $500 million IPO on the NYSE with a market capitalization of $1.3 billion at a price range midpoint of $17 for Friday, January 17, 2014.
HELI is one of two global helicopter service providers to the offshore oil and gas industry; other competitors are smaller, regional operators.
HELI has a significant market position in all global offshore oil and gas markets, with the exception of the Gulf of Mexico.

Oilfield Waste Treatment

Based in Tulsa, OK, Cypress Energy Partners LP ($CELP) scheduled a $75 million IPO on the NYSE with a market capitalization of $237 million at a price range midpoint of $20 for Jan. 16, 2014.
CELP is in the oilfield waste treatment, water and environmental services, and disposal business.  CELP is a private-equity backed deal that looks like it was put together for the purposes of an IPO.

BDC Closed-End Investment Management

Based in Bethesda, MD, American Capital Senior Floating, Ltd. ($ACSF) scheduled a $150 million IPO for Thursday, January 16, 2013.  ACSF is a Business Development Corp closed-end investment mgt company.

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Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
ACSF American Capital Senior Floating Ltd. 10.49 0.07 0.67 11,128
CELP Cypress Energy Partners L.P. representing limited 10.76 0.21 1.99 34,666
CNSNF Constantine Metal Res 0.09 0.01 8.70 4,000
EPE EP Energy Corporation Class A 4.10 -0.02 -0.49 2,394,539
HELI HELI n/a n/a n/a 0
RSPP RSP Permian Inc. 34.68 0.01 0.03 916,862

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