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SeaWorld Files to Go Public with $100 Million IPO

SeaWorld's owner, Blackstone Group LP, will likely sell some of its stake in the deal. But the private equity firm will still own a majority of the voting power of the company's shares after the IPO, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Manchester United's IPO Misses Wide Left

Manchester United has an ardent fan base -- 75,000 cheering them on at every home game and millions more watching on TV. But apparently there aren't a lot of soccer fans on Wall Street. When the club kicked off its IPO Friday, the excitement was muted, to say the least.

Burger King Dusting Off Crown and Going Public Again

Burger King is dusting off its crown and going public again. The world's No. 2 hamburger chain, which is in the midst of overhauling its menu and stores, says it expects to relist its shares on the New York Stock Exchange within the next three months.

Maker of Fender Guitars Files for $200M IPO

The company that makes Fender guitars is going public with a $200 million IPO. The iconic guitar maker was founded in 1946 by Leo Fender, and Fender guitars were played by some of the world's biggest music stars, from The Beatles to Jimi Hendrix to Eric Clapton.

Skype Narrows Earnings Loss, Boosts Subscribers

Internet-telephone service Skype has boosted its subscribers and cut costs, substantially shrinking its 2010 loss from a year earlier, the company reported in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday.