The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include SEC filings and Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn. (www.renaissancecapital.com).
Austin, Texas, 9.5 million shares, priced $8 to $10, managed by Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, and CreditSuisse. Proposed Nasdaq symbol BV. Business: Provider of a social commerce site that allows customers to display and analyze consumer-generated ratings and reviews on brands, products or services.
Proto Labs Inc.
Maple Plain, Minn., 4.3 million shares, priced $13 to $15, managed by Jefferies and Piper Jaffray. Proposed NYSE symbol PRLB. Business: Manufactures custom parts for prototyping and short-run production for product developers who are under increasing pressure to bring their finished products to market quickly.