Eight Deals Aim to Hit the Market

The business of going public is starting to heat up again. Eight stock offerings aim to start trading in the second half of the week, more than twice the amount in all of January so far.

The list is dominated by energy-related and tech deals, with the leader of the pack, security software company AVG Technologies NV, scheduled to launch its IPO on Thursday.

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