Business groups this week will take on the subjects of preparing for the next downturn, digital marketing and female representation on executive boards.
Goldin Doles, marketing analyst with the SANDAG iCommute program, will be guest speaker at this month's meeting of the San Diego Highway Development Association. The meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Best Western Seven Seas, 411 Hotel Circle South in San Diego. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ULI San Diego/Tijuana chapter will host a breakfast panel on "How to Prepare and Thrive in the Next Downturn — Be Proactive for the Future." Tony Pauker of ColRich will be moderator with panelists Doug Wilson of Doug Wilson Companies, Lorne Polger of Pathfinder Partners LLC, and Mike Murphy of Murphy Development Company. The breakfast will be from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the University Club, 750 B St., San Diego. For more information, visit sandiego.uli.org/event.
Poway Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a talk by Kevin Gyberg of B2 Sofware Inc. on "Simple & Effective Strategies to Convert Website Visitors into Customers." The talk will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mainstream Bar & Grill, 13385 Poway Road. For more information, see www.poway.com.
A meeting of CommNexus SIG will discuss raising the numbers of women on company boards. The event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mintz Levin, 3580 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite 300 in San Diego. For more information, see www.commnexus.org.
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Development Plan will hold a public open house with three hour-long presentations that will be repeated hourly starting at 4 p.m. Thursday at the San Diego International Airport Commuter Terminal, in the second floor Orville and Wilbur Wright Conference Rooms.
An expert panel will discuss “CIO’s Dilemma: Securing the Internet of Things,” a joint presentation of AITP, ISACA, ISSA, and CyberHive. The event will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, 5775 Morehouse Drive in San Diego. For more information, see www.eventbrite.com.
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week:
Abengoa Yield plc - Brentford, U.K., 23.1 million ordinary shares, priced $25 to $27, managed by Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Canaccord Genuity. Proposed Nasdaq symbol ABY. Business: Owns renewable and conventional power and electric transmission assets.
Aspen Aerogels Inc. - Northborough, Mass., 6.7 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by Barclays, J.P. Morgan, and Citigroup. Proposed NYSE aymbol ASPN. Business: Manufactures high-performance aerogel insulation used in energy facilities.
Memorial Resource Development Corp. - Houston, 36 million shares, priced $16 to $18, managed by Citigroup, Barclays, and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed Nasdaq symbol MRD. Business: Oil and gas E&P backed by Natural Gas Partners focused on North Louisiana formations.
MobileIron Inc. - MountainView, Calif., 11.1 million shares, priced $8 to $10, managed by Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and Deutsche Bank. Proposed Nasdaq symbol MOBL. Business: Provides enterprises with a mobile SaaS security platform for secure access and content.
Nordic American Offshore Ltd. - Hamilton, Bermuda, 5.9 million shares, priced $16 to $18, managed by Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and J.P. Morgan. Proposed NYSE symbol NAO. Business: A spinoff of Nordic American Tankers operating offshore drilling rig platform supply vessels.
Signal Genetics Inc. - New York, 909,000 shares, priced $10 to $12, managed by Aegis Capital. Proposed Nasdaq Capital Market symbol SGNL. Business: Emerging commercial stage, molecular diagnostic company focused on helping physicians make better-informed decisions regarding cancer patients.
Trinseo S.A. - Berwyn, Pa., but incorporated on Luxembourg, 10 million ordinary shares, priced $17 to $19, managed by Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, and Citigroup. Proposed NYSE symbol TSE. Business: A global manufacturer of specialty polymers and plastics.
Zhaopin Ltd. - Beijing, China, 5.6 million American depositary shares, each representing 2 class A ordinary shares, priced $12.50 to $14.50, managed by Credit Suisse and UBS. Proposed NYSE symbol ZPIN. Business: Operates China's most popular career website.
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The Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for April; and the Labor Department issues job openings and the labor turnover survey for April.
The Treasury issues the federal budget for May.
The Commerce Department reports retail sales data for May and business inventories for April; the Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims; and Freddie Mac issues weekly mortgage rates.
The Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for May.