Corsair expects to launch IPO this week

Fremont-based Corsair Components, which makes hardware gear for personal computer gaming systems, is scheduled to launch a $76 million initial public offering of its stock this week.

The company is planning to list on the Nasdaq and use CRSR as its ticker symbol. The IPO is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday.

In 2011, Corsair earned $19.4 million on sales of $455.2 million. In 2010, Corsair lost $10.2 million. Sales in 2011 jumped 19.9 percent compared with the year before.

Dublin-based Tria plans $64 million IPO

Tria Beauty is planning an initial public offering of $64 million for this week, according to a regulatory filing by the Dublin-based maker of handheld laser devices that consumers use for hair removal at home.

Tria is eyeing a price of roughly $14 a share. The company is planning to list its ticker symbol TRIA on the Nasdaq.

In 2011, Tria lost $34.8 million on sales of $45 million. In 2010, Tria lost $25.6 million. Sales in 2011 soared 66 percent above the 2010 levels.

Jamba Juice raises sales projections

The Emeryville-based owner of the Jamba Juice chain expects its same-store sales will be better this year than originally projected.

Jamba expects revenue from company-owned stores that have been open at least a year will increase 4 to 6 percent in 2012. The retailer of a chain of smoothie and food outlets previously had predicted same-store sales would increase by 3 to 4 percent.

The company boosted its outlook based on its strong first-quarter performance, new products and improved store productivity.

AMC agrees to sell itself to Chinese group

AMC Entertainment, which operates a number of AMC movie theaters in the Bay Area, has agreed to sell itself to China-based Dalian Wanda Group, China's largest entertainment firm.

The $2.6 billion deal will enable Dalian Wanda to expand into the U.S. market to create the world's largest cinema owner.

-- Staff