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IPO activity levels remained high this week with three companies submitting their initial filings and another three setting terms.

Telegent Systems (TLG), which offers single-chip solutions enabling worldwide live, free-to-air broadcast TV on portable devices, began the week by filing to raise up to $250 million in its public offering. The Sunnyvale, CA-based company, which was founded in 2004 and booked $124 million in sales over the last 12 months, plans to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol TLG. Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are the lead underwriters on the deal.

On Wednesday, two more companies submitted their initial filings and two disclosed details regarding their upcoming IPOs. Sensata Technologies, a former unit of Texas Instruments that manufactures sensors and controls, plans to raise up to $500 million in a deal led by Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS). The Netherlands-based company, which booked $1.1 billion in sales over the last 12 months, plans to list on the NASDAQ. The second company to file was RedPrairie, which offers a platform of supply chain software solutions to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. The Waukesha, WI-based company, which was founded in 1975 and booked $266 million in sales over the last 12 months, plans to raise $173 million in its offering. BofA Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse are the lead underwriters on the deal.

The two companies to announce details on Wednesday were Linkage Technologies (BOSS), a Chinese telecommunications software and services provider, and Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB), a recently formed hotel investment company based in Bethesda, MD. Linkage Technologies plans to raise as much as $143 million by offering 10.2 million American Depository Shares at a price range of $13.00 to $15.00. Citi and Barclays Capital are the lead underwriters on the deal, which is expected to price the week of Dec. 7. In a slightly bigger deal, Pebblebrook plans to raise $350 million by offering 17.5 million shares at $20 each. The company intends to focus on the upscale lodging segment and hopes to benefit from a recovery in business and leisure travel as the economy improves. BofA Merrill Lynch, Raymond James, and Wells Fargo Securities are the lead underwriters on the deal, which is expected to price the same week.

The week ended with a third company setting terms for its IPO: Cobalt International Energy (CIE), an independent E&P firm with deepwater prospects in the Gulf of Mexico and off the West African coast. The Houston, TX-based company plans to raise $1 billion by offering 63 million shares at a price range of $15.00 to $17.00. At the mid-point of the proposed range, Cobalt will command a market value of $5.3 billion. Cobalt International Energy, which was founded in 2005 and has no proved oil and gas reserves to date, plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol CIE and use Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan as lead underwriters on the deal.