Bloomin' Brands: The Tampa, Florida-based parent company behind Outback Steakhouse and other corporate chain restaurants has more than 1,400 restaurants in 49 and 21 countries and territories. Bloomin' Brands hopes to raise $300 million by offering 21.4 million shares at price between $13 and $15. The company will be listed on the NASDAQ with the symbol BLMN.
CKE Restaurants: Also a restaurant company, CKE owns fast-food chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, with more than 3,000 locations in 43 states and 13 countries. CKE plans to offer 13.3 million shares at a price range of $14 to $16, raising approximately $200 million. The company, which is headquartered in Carpinteria, California, will be listed under the symbol CK and listed on the NYSE.
Manchester United Ltd.: Founded in 1878, Manchester United is one of the world's most successful soccer clubs. The company now plans to offer 16.7 million shares this week at a price range of $16 to $20, aiming to raise about $300 million. Over the weekend, the club signed a seven-year, $559 million sponsorship deal with General Motors that will put GM's Chevrolet brand name on the team's jerseys, Reuters reports. The company will be listed on the NYSE under MANU.
Peregrine Semiconductor: The provider of radio frequency integrated circuits plans to raise $38 million by offering 5.5 million shares at a price range of $14 to $16 this week. If priced at $15, the midpoint of that range, the company's market value would be $458 million. Peregrine will likely list on the NASDAQ under the symbol PSMI.
Performant Financial: Performant Financial recovers delinquent and defaulted loans for the Department of Education and Medicare. This week, they will be looking to raise $150 million by offering 11.5 million shares at a price range of $12 to $14, for a market value of approximately $656 million. The Livermore, California, company plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol PFMT.
Stemline Therapeutics: This biotech firm is developing treatments that target cancer stem cells and tumor bulk. The company plans to raise $42 million this week by offering 3.5 million shares at a price range of $11 to $13. The company's ticker symbol will likely be STML and listed on the NASDAQ.
JOHN MCDERMOTT is a business and culture reporter whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune and Playboy and on AOL.com. He recently moved from Chicago to Brooklyn, New York, to work for Inc.com. @J_M_McDermott