8 IPOs Planned for the Week of Jan 24

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 |  Includes: AGRO, BCDS, BKU, DMD, INXN, NSLN, VELTF, ZA
by: Renaissance Capital IPO Research

The following IPOs are expected to price this week:

Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE:AGRO)
, a leading South American agricultural company, plans to raise $400 million by offering 28.6 million shares at a price range of $13-$15. At the mid-point of the proposed range, Adecoagro S.A. will command a market value of $1.6 billion. Adecoagro S.A., which was founded in 2002, booked $382 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Luxembourg-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol AGRO. Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and Itau BBA are the lead underwriters on the deal.

BankUnited (NYSE:BKU)
, a FL-based bank seized by the FDIC in 2009 and transferred to PE firms, plans to raise $630 million by offering 26.25 million shares at a price range of $23-$25. At the mid-point of the proposed range, BankUnited will command a market value of $2.3 billion. BankUnited, which was founded in 2009, booked $588 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Miami Lakes, FL-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol BKU. Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch (NYSE:BAC) and Deutsche Bank Securities (NYSE:DB) are the lead underwriters on the deal.

BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing (NASDAQ:BCDS), a leading analog chip maker specializing in power management integrated circuits, plans to raise $69 million by offering 6 million shares at a price range of $10.50-$12.50. At the mid-point of the proposed range, BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing will command a market value of $225 million. BCD Semiconductor Manufacturing, which was founded in 2000, booked $129 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Shanghai-based company plans to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol BCDS. Jefferies & Co (JEF). and Stifel Nicolaus Weisel (NYSE:SF) are the lead underwriters on the deal.

Demand Media (NYSE:DMD)
, which provides freelance generated online content and domain name registration services, plans to raise $113 million by offering 7.5 million shares at a price range of $14-$16. At the mid-point of the proposed range, Demand Media will command a market value of $1.3 billion. Demand Media, which was founded in 2006, booked $235 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Santa Monica, CA-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol DMD. Goldman, Sachs & Co. (NYSE:GS) and Morgan Stanley are the lead underwriters on the deal.

InterXion Holding N.V. (NYSE:INXN), a leading provider of carrier-neutral colocation data center services in Europe, plans to raise $223 million by offering 18.55 million shares at a price range of $11-$13. At the mid-point of the proposed range, InterXion Holding N.V. will command a market value of $813 million. InterXion Holding N.V., which was founded in 1998, booked $246 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Amsterdam-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol INXN. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi (NYSE:C) and Barclays Capital (NYSE:BCS) are the lead underwriters on the deal.

Nielsen Holdings (NYSE:NLSN), a global leader in measuring and analyzing consumer behavior, plans to raise $1.5 billion by offering 71.4 million shares at a price range of $20-$22. At the mid-point of the proposed range, Nielsen Holdings will command a market value of $7.4 billion. Nielsen Holdings, which was founded in 1923, booked $5.1 billion in sales over the last 12 months. The New York, NY-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol NLSN. J.P. Morgan (NYSE:JPM) and Morgan Stanley are the lead underwriters on the deal.

Velti (VELT), a global provider of mobile advertising and marketing software solutions, plans to raise $125 million by offering 12.5 million shares at a price range of $9-$11. At the mid-point of the proposed range, Velti will command a market value of $514 million. Velti, which was founded in 2000, booked $125 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Dublin-based company plans to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol VELT. Jefferies & Co. is the lead underwriter on the deal.

Zuoan Fashion Limited (NYSE:ZA), a Chinese designer and distributor of casual menswear through 1,075 retail outlets, plans to raise $79 million by offering 6.9 million ADSs at a price range of $10.50-$12.50. At the mid-point of the proposed range, Zuoan Fashion Limited will command a market value of $326 million. Zuoan Fashion Limited, which was founded in 1999, booked $104 million in sales over the last 12 months. The Shanghai-based company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol ZA. Cowen & Company (NASDAQ:COWN) is the lead underwriter on the deal.