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Ranked by size of IPO. The full IPO calendar is here.

Oaktree Capital Group (proposed OAK), $501 million
Based in Los Angeles, California, Oaktree Capital Group (proposed OAK) scheduled a $495 million IPO with a market capitalization of $6.6 billion at a price range mid-point of $44 for Thursday, April 12, 2012. S-1

OAK is a leading global investment management firm focused on alternative markets. Since December 31, 2006. OAK more than doubled its Assets Under Management (AUM), to $74.9 billion as of December 31, 2011. However, for the year ended December 2011 Assets Under Management declined 10% to $75 billion from $83 billion. Distributable earnings declined 23% to $489 million from $637 million.

MRC Global (proposed MRC), $500 million
Based in Houston, Texas, MRC Global (proposed MRC) scheduled a $500 million IPO with a market capitalization of $2.2 billion at a price range mid-point of $22 for Thursday, April 12, 2012. S-1

MRC is the largest global industrial distributor of pipe, valves and fittings and related products and services to the energy industry based on sales.

MRC is a the product of a Goldman-sponsored leverage buy-out in 2007. Goldman's group owns 99.6% pre-IPO. Operating results have improved considerably in the last 3 years.

Aleris (proposed ARS), $500 million
Based in Beachwood, Ohio, Aleris (proposed ARS) scheduled a $500 million IPO with a market capitalization of $1.7 billion at a price range mid-point of $16 for Thursday, April 12, 2012. S-1

ARS is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled and extruded products, aluminum recycling and specification alloy manufacturing. ARS emerged from bankruptcy in May, 2010. Selling shareholders comprise 70% of the IPO.

BrightSource Energy (proposed BRSE), $152 million
Based in Oakland, California, BrightSource Energy (proposed BRSE) scheduled a $152 million IPO with a market capitalization of $1 billion at a price range mid-point of $22 for Thursday, April 12, 2012. S-1

BRSE beams & concentrates solar power to heat water to provide clean energy. BRSE lost $111 million in 2011 and is heavily dependent on government subsidies and government mandates, and that's not a good place to be in this economic climate.

Forum Energy Technologies (proposed FET), $300 million
Based in Houston, Texas, Forum Energy Technologies (proposed FET) scheduled a $300 million IPO with a market capitalization of $1.6 billion at a price range mid-point of $19 for Thursday, April 12, 2012. S-1

Cobbled together by private funds, FET is a global oilfield products company, serving the subsea, drilling, completion, production and infrastructure sectors of the oil and natural gas industry. FET's growth has come from acquisitions rather than internal, organic growth.

HOLDOVERS
In the IPO market a 'holdover' is a company that was unsuccessful selling its IPO on the date originally scheduled, usually due to lower than expected demand, which is a negative.

Enerkem's (NRKM) $130 million IPO is rescheduled for the week of April 9, 20912, from April 4, 2012. Our NRKM Seeking Alpha report is here. NRKM's first SEC IPO filing was February 3, 2012.

Luca Technologies's (LUCA) $102 million IPO is rescheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2012, from its original date of Friday, March 30, 2012. Our LUCA Seeking Alpha report post is here. LUCA's first SEC IPO filing was June 29, 2011.

Erickson Air-Crane's (EAC) IPO is rescheduled on a day-to-day basis for the week of April 9. EAC's IPO has been downsized to $41 million from $76 million. The reduced price range is $8 to $9. Our EAC Seeking Alpha report is here. EAC's first SEC IPO filing was May 12, 2010.

Source: 8 IPOs - 3 Are Holdovers For The Week Of April 9