The offer represents a total value of $32.73 per share to Starz shareholders, an 18% premium, says Lions Gate.
Investors enjoyed about an 8% first-day pop in US Foods, the first major leveraged buyout to go public since last year.
“Sluggish activity to begin the second quarter seems to have continued the relatively soft Q1," said ELFA's chief executive.
'HP can help startups bring product to market, build their business, and scale in the global marketplace,' said an HP exec.
The New York grocery store chain will continue operating under a prepackaged Chapter 11 filing.
Annual returns on equity and fixed income investments will be dragged down by contracting margins and lower global GDP growth, says McKinsey.
Still, the marketplace lender said its "capacity and flexibility to fund loans has never been stronger."
AmEx also added roughly 5.4 million new credit card accounts in the U.S., helping revenue to rise 2% to $8.09 billion.
Four opinions on whether the JOBS Act is a help or hindrance to companies seeking capital.
The easier IPO on-ramp has been a boon, but crowdfunding has a very uncertain future.