Ambrx Inc. - La Jolla, Calif., 5.4 million shares, priced $12 to $14, managed by Stifel and Wells Fargo. Proposed Nasdaq symbol AMBX. Business: Clinical stage biotech developing optimized protein therapeutics known as bio-conjugates.
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. - Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., 7.4 million shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Jefferies, BMO Capital Markets, and Piper Jaffray. Proposed Nasdaq symbol AMPH. Business: Produces difficult-to-manufacture injectable and inhalable drugs.
GlobeImmune Inc. - Louisville, Colo., 1.6 million shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by Aegis Capital. Proposed Nasdaq symbol GBIM. Business: Developing therapeutic drugs for pancreatic cancer and hepatitis B and C. Previously withdrew in October 2013.
GoPro Inc. - San Mateo, Calif., 17.8 million shares, priced $21 to $24, managed by J.P. Morgan, Citigroup, and Barclays. Proposed Nasdaq symbol GPRO. Business: Leading producer of wearable HD action cameras.
Imprivata Inc. - Lexington, Mass., 5 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by J.P. Morgan, and Piper Jaffray. Proposed NYSE symbol IMPR. Business: Provides secure access management software for the health care industry.
KineMed Inc. - Emeryville, Calif., 4.5 million shares, priced $7 to $8, managed by Feltl & Co. Proposed Nasdaq symbol KNMD. Business: Develops Biomarker tests that measure disease progression to improve commercial drugs.
Materialise NV - Leuven, Belgium, 8 million American depositary shares, each representing one ordinary share, priced $12 to $14, managed by Piper Jaffray and Credit Suisse. Proposed Nasdaq symbol MTLS. Business: Sells 3D printing software and custom medical and industrial products.
Michaels Companies Inc. (The) - Irving, Texas, 27.8 million shares, priced $17 to $19, managed by J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, and Barclays. Proposed Nasdaq symbol MIK. Business: Largest arts and crafts retailer in North America.
Minerva Neurosciences Inc. - Cambridge, Mass., 5.5 million shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Jefferies. Proposed Nasdaq symbol NERV. Business: Clinical stage biotech developing treatments for CNS diseases.
MOKO Social Media Ltd. - Sydney, Australia, 1.2 million American depositary shares, each representing 40 ordinary shares, priced $8 to $9, mangaged by Northland Securities. Proposed Nasdaq symbol MOKO. Business: Operates a U.S. social media mobile ad network and an Australian flash sale site.
Next Era Energy Partners LP - Juno Beach, Fla., 16.3 million common units, priced $19 to $21, managed by BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley. Proposed NYSE symbol NEP. Business: LP carved out of NextEra Energy to operate ten wind and solar energy projects.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. - Memphis, Tenn., 35.9 million shares, priced $18 to $21, managed by J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, and Goldman Sachs. Proposed NYSE symbol SERV. Business: Provides pest control services and warranties on household appliances.
Taggares Agriculture Corp. - Kennewick, Wash., 7 million shares, priced $6 to $7, managed by Janney Montgomery Scott and Roth Capital. Proposed Nasdaq symbol TAG. Business: Operates vineyards and apple orchards in Pacific Northwest.
TCP International Holdings Ltd. - Cham, Switzerland, 7.1 million common shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by Deutsche Bank and Piper Jaffray. Proposed Nasdaq symbol TCPI. Business: Global maker of LED lights and compact fluorescent lamps. Previously withdrew in November 2012.
Xunlei Ltd. - Shenzhen, China, 7.3 million American depositary shares, each representing 5 common shares, priced, $9 to $11, managed by J.P. Morgan and Citigroup. Proposed Nasdaq symbol XNET. Business: Offers digital content acceleration and online video services in China.
Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn. (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.