BrokerDealer Credit Suisse Back in the IPO Business news extract below courtesy of  June 10 WSJ and reporters Telis Demis and Evelyn Rusi

The chinos are gone. So is the sprawling Silicon Valley hub.

facing eastBut more than a decade after its fall from the peak of the dot-com-banking business, Credit Suisse Group AG CSGN.VX -0.33% is at the helm of some of the sector’s biggest deals.

The bank is one of the lead managers of the expected $20 billion-plus initial public offering for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the Chinese online shopping and e-commerce giant.

Credit Suisse also helped lead IPOs for Weibo Corp. WB +1.39% , which operates a Twitter TWTR +2.61% -like service, and online cosmetics retailer Jumei International Holding Ltd. JMEI +0.82% , earlier this year.

Credit Suisse’s climb back in tech banking began with a Starbucks SBUX -0.77% -fueled brainstorming session in 2010 between Jim Amine, the firm’s global head of investment banking, and David Wah, global head of technology banking Continue reading