Ethanol Sector Sees Rush of Financings

Terzo, Gerelyn
June 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;6/26/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 25, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that several ethanol companies are planning to register for an initial public offering despite of volatile equity market in the U.S. Ethanol companies including VeraSun Energy Corp., Biofuel Solutions Inc. and US BioEnergy have accelerated their financing efforts to construct new ethanol facilities. Other ethanol producers that already filed for listings include Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc. and Hawkeye Holdings.


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