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The following IPOs are expected to price this week:

Antero Resources (NYSE:AR), an E&P operating in the Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale, plans to raise $1.2 billion by offering 30.0 million shares at a price range of $38.00 to $42.00. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Antero Resources would command a market value of $10.2 billion. Antero Resources, which was founded in 2002, booked $644 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Denver, CO-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol AR. Barclays, Citi, J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse are the joint bookrunners on the deal.

LDR Holding (NASDAQ:LDRH), which sells proprietary surgical implants for treating spine disorders, plans to raise $75 million by offering 5.0 million shares at a price range of $14.00 to $16.00. At the midpoint of the proposed range, LDR Holding would command a market value of $364 million. LDR Holding, which was founded in 2000, booked $98 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Austin, TX-based company plans to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol LDRH. Piper Jaffray, William Blair and Bryan, Garnier & Co are the joint bookrunners on the deal.

MacroGenics (NASDAQ:MGNX), a clinical-stage biotech developing monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, plans to raise $60 million by offering 4.0 million shares at a price range of $14.00 to $16.00. At the midpoint of the proposed range, MacroGenics would command a market value of $345 million. MacroGenics, which was founded in 2000, booked $49 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Rockville, MD-based company plans to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol MGNX. BofA Merrill Lynch, Leerink Swann and Stifel are the joint bookrunners on the deal.

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS), a data center REIT with one of the largest portfolios by gross square footage, plans to raise $349 million by offering 12.3 million shares at a price range of $27.00 to $30.00. At the midpoint of the proposed range, QTS Realty Trust would command a market value of $1.0 billion. QTS Realty Trust, which was founded in 2005, booked $169 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Overland Park, KS-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol QTS. Goldman Sachs, Jefferies & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank are the joint bookrunners on the deal.

SFX Entertainment (NASDAQ:SFXE), the largest producer of electronic music-focused live events and content, plans to raise $200 million by offering 16.7 million shares at a price range of $11.00 to $13.00. At the midpoint of the proposed range, SFX Entertainment would command a market value of $1.1 billion. SFX Entertainment, which was founded in 2011, booked $331 million in sales over the last 12 months. The New York, NY-based company plans to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol SFXE. UBS Investment Bank, Jefferies & Co. and Deutsche Bank are the joint bookrunners on the deal. (Please note: LTM financials are 1H13 annualized. Both LTM and 2012 financials are proforma for acquisitions.)

Stonegate Mortgage (NYSE:SGM), a non-bank mortgage company focused on residential mortgage loans, plans to raise $181 million by offering 8.6 million shares at a price range of $20.00 to $22.00. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Stonegate Mortgage would command a market value of $525 million. Stonegate Mortgage, which was founded in 1976, booked $149 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Indianapolis, IN-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol SGM. BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Barclays and FBR Capital Markets are the joint bookrunners on the deal.

Western Refining Logistics, LP (NYSE:WNRL), an MLP formed by Western Refining to own midstream assets, plans to raise $250 million by offering 12.5 million shares at a price range of $19.00 to $21.00. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Western Refining Logistics, LP would command a market value of $912 million. Western Refining Logistics, LP, which was founded in 2013, booked $102 million in sales over the last 12 months. The El Paso, TX-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol WNRL. BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo Securities are the joint bookrunners on the deal. (Please note: FY 2012 and LTM financials are pro forma.)

Last week, there were 7 IPO pricings. Potbelly (NASDAQ:PBPB), which operates 288 antique-themed sandwich shops in the U.S., was the week's winner, ending up 120% from its IPO price.

Source: 7 U.S. IPOs Planned For The Week Of October 7