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Aircel plans IPO (Initial Public Offer)


Aircel has decided to raise $1.6 billion (Rs 6,400 crore) in short-term debt in a week and subsequently also come up with an initial public offer (IPO) in a year to fund its companies expansion plans.

Aircel, part of Maxis Communications Berhad, Malaysia, is India’s seventh largest GSM mobile service provider with a subscriber base of over 6.2 million (over 4 million in Chennai & Tamil Nadu alone) and the fastest growing mobile operator in the country.

Visa raises $17.9 bn in initial public offer(IPO)


The world’s largest credit card network, Visa Inc, has raised a record $17.9 billion in an initial public offer(IPO), the second largest IPO ever in the US.

Underwriters sold 406 million class A common stock for $44 per share, above an expected range of $37 to $42. Visa’s $17.9 billion issue could be No. 2 largest IPO after Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd raised $22 billion in 2006.