The week kicked off with three new deals added to the U.S. IPO calendar on Monday morning, each of which are scheduled to price the week of March 18. The group is comprised of nursing facility REIT Aviv (AVIV), conference call specialist West Corporation (WSTC), and on-demand digital ad management firm Marin Software (MRIN). In addition to the deals that set terms this week, two biotechs — Tetraphase (TTPH) and Enanta (ENTA) — along with revenue management solutions provider Model N (MODN) and SPAC HF2 Financial Management (HTWO) were already on the calendar, bringing the total to seven deals that could price next week and raise a total of nearly $ 1.3 billion. There have only been two pricings thus far in March, following a 2012 in which March had 20 deals price — more than any other month.
With Marin Software setting terms on Monday morning, the calendar now has