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HCA Raises $3.79B in IPO
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HCA Inc. late Wednesday sold 126.2 million shares at $30 a share in an initial public offering that raised $3.79 billion – nearly $200 million more than projected by analysts for the third IPO in the history of the Nashville-based hospital chain. HCA sold 87 million shares, and shareholders sold 38.4 million shares, HCA said. In addition, underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to buy an additional 18.9 million shares from shareholders.