Profoto Goes Public, Reveals Financials for First Time

After over half a century as a privately-held business, the Swedish lighting company Profoto went public today, listing its shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange. As a public company, Profoto is now required to publicly disclose its financial performance for the first time.

GoPro Seeks $3 Billion Valuation Ahead of IPO

GoPro pulled in more than $1 billion last year, and as the company prepares to go public, all eyes are on the action cam king to see what kind of price tag it receives. Well, now we have a figure, and according to Bloomberg, it rings to the tune of $3 billion.

Surfing Camera Turned Action Cam Empire GoPro Files for $100 Million IPO

The story of GoPro's humble beginnings is an interesting one, and if you've not heard it we definitely suggest you click on this link and watch the video there before going on. But today's news isn't about those humble beginnings. It's about the meteoric heights to which the company has climbed.

Announced at market close yesterday, the former one-man surf camera operation and current action cam king has officially filed for a $100 million IPO.

GoPro to Go Public, Files for a Confidential IPO

GoPro's rise to the undisputed title of action camera king has been nothing short of meteoric. The company has gone from an operation out of founder and CEO Nick Woodman's van, to a massive company that expects revenue to top 1 billion this year (a great story that you can find out about here) and now they're hoping to make the jump to a publicly traded company.

GoPro Reportedly Planning to Go Public with a $300M+ IPO

It's not every day that a camera company goes public, but that's what GoPro is reportedly trying to do.

Reuters, which broke the story, reports that the company is planning to raise $300 million to $500 million in an initial public offering sometime in 2013.

Getty Images Auction Draw Bids of $4 Billion

Photo agency Getty Images is on the auction block, in a second round of bids that are climbing towards $4 billion for a potential sale. Investment firm KKR & Co. and private equity investment firm TPG are on the list of at least five interested bidders, the Wall Street Journal reports.

AP Challenging Getty’s Supremacy by Spinning Off a New Photo Agency

When it comes to photography agencies, Getty Images reigns supreme. Founded in 1995 by Mark Getty and Jonathan Klein, the Seattle-based behemoth in many ways took stock and editorial photography into the digital age, causing the slow decline of "former-rulers" like the AP. Between Getty's editorial supremacy and the rise of an era where photojournalists find themselves replaced sometimes by average Joe's with smartphones, the last few years have consisted mostly of the AP trying to staunch the bleeding. But now it seems they're ready to fight back.

Shutterstock Files for IPO, Reveals Its Internal Facts and Figures

This past Monday, stock photography behemoth Shutterstock filed documents with the SEC to have an IPO and list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The process requires Shutterstock to reveal its financial details, so the document provides an interesting look at how the company ticks and the state of the stock photography industry.