2013ÔÇÖs best performing IPOs (so far)


Gain: 115%
Offer price: $17
Recent close: $36
Offer date: 2-May-2013

QIWI plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates electronic online payment systems primarily in the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Romania, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates. The company operates in three segments: Qiwi Distribution, Visa Qiwi Wallet, and Corporate and Other. It provides payment services through operating approximately 120,000 kiosks and 49,000 terminals in its payment processing platform. The company also offers Visa Qiwi Wallet, an online and mobile payment processing, and money transfer system that allows accountholders to pay for the products and services of merchants, as well as to perform peer-to-peer money transfers through a virtual wallet in the online and mobile environment. In addition, it is involved in licensing software and trademarks. The company is based in Moscow, the Russian Federation.


9.Tableau Software Inc (DATA)

Gain: 135%
Offer price: $31
Recent close: $73
Offer date: 16-May-2013

Tableau Software, Inc. provides various business analytics software products in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers Tableau Desktop, a self-service analytics product to access and analyze data independently; Tableau Server, a business intelligence platform and Tableau Public, a cloud-based platform that allows the users of bloggers, journalists, researchers, and government workers to visualize public data on their Websites. The company offers its products to organizations in various industries, as well as through technology vendors, resellers, and original equipment manufacturer and independent software vendor partners. Tableau Software, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.


8. Noodles & Co (NDLS)

Gain: 139%
Offer price: $18
Recent close: $43
Offer Date: 27-June-2013

Noodles & Company develops and operates fast casual restaurants. The company’s restaurants provide noodle and pasta dishes, soups, salads, and sandwiches. As of May 28, 2013, it had 343 restaurants, including 291 company-owned and 52 franchised locations in 26 states and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Broomfield, Colorado.


7. Marketo Inc (MKTO)

Gain: 148%
Offer price: $13
Recent Close: $32
Offer date: 16-May-2013

Marketo, Inc. provides cloud-based marketing software platform that enables organizations to engage in modern relationship marketing in the United States. Its software platform enables the execution, management, and analytical measurement of online, social, and offline marketing activities and customer interactions. The company markets and sells its products to business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications industries directly, as well as through a network of distribution partners. Marketo, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.


6. Alcobra Ltd (ADHD)

Gain: 156%
Offer price: $8
Recent close: $20
Offer date: 21-May-2013

Alcobra Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of various drugs for the treatment of neurological disturbance. Its principal product includes MG01CI that has completed Phase II studies to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.


5. Sprouts Farmers Market LLC (SFM)

Gain: 157%
Offer price: $18
Recent Close: $46
Offer date: 31-July-2013

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the retailing of natural and organic food in the United States. Its products include fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, grocery products, meat and seafood products, bakery products, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, fresh deli specialties, beer and wine, body care, and natural household products. As of August 22, 2013, the company had 165 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


4. ChannelAdvisor Corp (ECOM)

Gain: 164%
Offer price: $14
Recent close: $37
Offer Date: 22-May-2013

ChannelAdvisor Corporation provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions worldwide. The company’s solutions allow its retailer and manufacturer customers to integrate, manage, monitor, and optimize their merchandise sales in various online channels. The company sells its SaaS solutions to traditional retailers, online retailers, and brand manufacturers, as well as advertising agencies through its direct sales force. ChannelAdvisor Corporation was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Morrisville, North Carolina.


3. Epizyme Inc (EPZM)

Gain: 175%
Offer price: $15
Recent close: $41
Offer Date: 30-May-2013

Epizyme, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, planning, and commercialization of various personalized therapeutics for the treatment of patients with genetically defined cancers, mixed lineage rearranged leukemia (MLL-r); and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The company has strategic collaboration and license agreements with Celgene Corporation and Celgene International Sàrl, as well as Glaxo Group Limited to discover, develop, and commercialize small molecule HMT inhibitors; and Eisai Co., Ltd. (Eisai) to license its EZH2 program. It also has a companion diagnostic collaboration with Abbott Molecular Inc, Roche Molecular Systems, Inc as well as with Eisai. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


2. Textura Corp (TXTR)

Gain: 196%
Offer price: $15
Recent close: $44
Offer Date: 6-June-2013

Textura Corporation provides collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry. The company offers Textura, an online collaboration platform for the construction industry. Its platform includes Textura CPM, a construction payment management solution that electronically integrates various construction payment management process components and Textura PQM, which automates the pre-qualification process by facilitating the electronic submission, review, approval, and updating of pre-qualification documents. The company also provides GradeBeam.com that allows industry professionals to post, manage, and access critical project information at a central location. It serves a range of organizations in the construction industry, including general contractors, subcontractors, owners, owner-representatives, banks, title companies, and insurance companies. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.


1. Aratana Therapeutics Inc (PETX)

Gain: 200%
Offer price: $6
Recent close: $18.02
Offer Date: 26-June-2013

Aratana Therapeutics, Inc., a development-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the licensing, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for pets in the United States and Europe. It develops AT-001, a prostaglandin E receptor 4 antagonist to treat the pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs, as well as for the management of pain in cats; AT-002, a potent and selective ghrelin agonist for the stimulation of appetite in cats and dogs; and AT-003, a bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension to manage post-operative pain in cats and dogs following surgery. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Kansas.