Hydrogen Power, Inc. (OTCBB: HYDP) announced that its common stock will begin trading today on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board as Hydrogen Power, Inc., completing the Companys name change from Hydrogen Power International, Inc. The shares will continue to trade under the symbol HYDP. Read the rest of this entry »

PORTLAND, OR–(MARKET WIRE)–Jul 14, 2006 — Paulson Investment Company, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paulson Capital Corp. (“Paulson”) (NASDAQ:PLCC), today announced its completion of the initial public offering for Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (, a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, thin-film flexible photovoltaic materials and modules. The offering consisted of 3,000,000 Units at a public offering price of $5.50 per Unit, and resulted in gross proceeds to Ascent Solar of approximately $16.5 million. Each Unit consists of one common share, one class A warrant and two class B warrants. Read the rest of this entry »

HONG KONG, July 7 (Reuters) – Chinese solar power equipment maker Yingli Solar plans to raise about US$400 million through a initial public offering on Nasdaq by early 2007, a Hong Kong newspaper citing market sources reported on Friday.

The South China Morning Post quoting a person familiar with the situation said the offering size of Yingli Solar would be similar to that of another solar equipment maker, Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (STP.N: Quote, Profile, Research), which raised US$396 million through a listing on the New York Stock Exchange last December. Read the rest of this entry »

MAUMEE, Ohio, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDENews; the “Company”) today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed public offering of 2.28 million shares of its common stock, of which 2 million shares are proposed to be sold by the Company and 280,000 shares are proposed to be sold by certain selling shareholders named in the prospectus. Read the rest of this entry »

by Lynn Cowan, Dow Jones Newswires

Aventine, Second Ethanol IPO of Year, Proves a Letdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shares of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc. declined Thursday in its trading debut and the second ethanol initial public offering this year. Stock of the Pekin, Ill.-based company fell 10.8 percent from its IPO price to close Thursday at $38.37 a share on the New York Stock Exchange.

Aventine’s shares had opened at $41.75 a share, down 3 percent from its IPO price of $43 a share. A total of 9.06 million shares were sold at the high end of Aventine’s price range, which lead underwriter Bank of America raised by several dollars Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

By Steve Gelsi, MarketWatch

Last Update: 10:31 AM ET Jun 29, 2006

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc. lost steam in the open market, even after the ethanol maker priced at the top of its increased range and added shares to the deal.

Aventine Renewable (AVR) opened at $41.75, below its $43 price. The stock changed hands at $41.70 on volume of 3 million shares in recent action. Read the rest of this entry »

By Steve Gelsi, MarketWatch

The company raised $389.5 million by offering 9.06 million shares with lead underwriter Banc of America (BAC). The size of the IPO was increased by a million shares from its earlier level of about 8 million shares.

Aventine marks the second of three ethanol makers on deck this summer after Verasun Energy (VSE) priced at $23 a share on June 14. Shares of Verasun closed at $27.18 on Wednesday.

Hawkeye Holdings is still to come. Read the rest of this entry »