March 23, 2015 / 4:33 PM / 2 years ago

BUZZ- U.S. IPOs: On your marks, get set, GoDaddy!

** GoDaddy's $400 mln IPO launch, amid a pickup in activity, injects enthusiasm into the market for new listings

** Market sources tell Reuters investor demand already building for the web-hosting provider's shares, which are scheduled to debut April 1

** IPO YTD volume half last year's pace in same period with 29 pricings for $4.9 bln in proceeds raised versus 57 deals for $9.6 bln, according to IFR data

** Three IPOs raise $193 mln last week, another is delayed, while follow-on offerings continue solid showing

** Including last week's IPOs, 19 follow-ons (6 blocks) price for a combined $4.7 bln in transaction value

** Goldman Sachs BDC, first business development company IPO backed by an investment bank, falls in debut

** Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's $1.45 bln follow-on plugs company's funding gap for its increased $11 bln buy of Salix Pharmaceuticals LTD

** Hubspot Inc, Esperion Therapeutics and Retrophin Inc sport substantial gains after pricing respective follow-ons

** Six IPOs slated to raise about $500 mln this week

** US listing of Pfizer and French-government-backed Cellectis SA expected to dominate conversations

** Major indexes near all-time highs to spark very busy week of follow-ons/blocks, capital markets sources say

** ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc, Citizens Financial Group, Axalta Coating Systems and Brixmor Property Group in near-term queue

** Recent IPO coverage (Messaging: lance.tupper.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)

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