Tagged: initial public offering

WeWork’s Parent Company Makes Major Changes to Management of Business Operations

We Co., WeWork‘s parent company, is planning to make major changes to the management of its business operations after stakeholders expressed their dissatisfaction with the company’s unusual governance model ahead of its upcoming IPO. The firm’s parent company had initially proposed that 20 votes should… Read More

Australian Online Lender Prospa Trades on ASX Following Successful IPO

Online lender Prospa has been admitted to the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) following the successful completion of the IPO. According to a note from Prospa, the Fintech sold 29 million shares at $3.78/share raising $109.6 million. Following settlement, Prospa will have… Read More

Report: Insurtech Lemonade Queues Up Initial Public Offering at $2 Billion Valuation

Insurtech Lemonade is going public. This is according to multiple reports indicating the early stage insurance company is going public at an approximate $2 billion valuation. Lemonade last raised capital in April with a $300 million round led by Softbank. Lemonade may seek up to… Read More

Australias Largest Fintech Lender Prospa Plans Initial Public Offering for June

Australian Fintech Prospa has announced its intent to complete an initial public offering (IPO) on the ASX on June 11, 2019. Prospa was founded by Greg Moshal and Beau Bertoli in 2012 with seed funding from Entrée Capital. The online lender originated its first loan… Read More

As Good as it Gets: OurCrowd Investors Benefit from Two IPOs in Just One Week as Uber & Beyond Meat Go Public

What do Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, ‘Jay Z’, Jeff Bezos, Softbank, Tencent, Axel Springer, and OurCrowd all have in common? They all invested in Uber before it went public today (May 10, 2019). Where OurCrowd stands out from the pack is the fact that OurCrowd… Read More

Bitmain’s Hong Kong IPO Application Lapses

An IPO application submitted by Bitmain to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in September has lapsed. Bitmain is the world’s largest crypto-mining consortium. The company operates numerous crypto mining and research facilities across the globe and also designs and manufactures some of the industry’s most… Read More

Denied an IPO in Hong Kong, Cryptominer Manufacturer Canaan Considering New York Listing

Canaan, the second biggest maker of cryptocurrency mining hardware after Bitmain, may be bringing its bid to go public to a New York exchange after being rejected in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reports. The company may be seeking to sell shares on a US exchange in… Read More

Initial Coin Offerings: I Have to File a Form 10? Great! What’s a Form 10?

Those who have read the SEC settlements with AirFox (CarrierEQ.Inc.) and Paragon Coin, Inc. published on November 16, 2018, will note that the defendant ICO issuers agreed, among other things, to register their “coins” under the Exchange Act (the Securities Exchange Act of 1934) by filing… Read More

Fellow Finance IPO Oversubscribed, Fintech to Trade on Nasdaq First North Finland

Fellow Finance, a peer to peer lending platform, has announced that their initial public offering (IPO) will trade on the Nasdaq First North Finland marketplace. The offering was said to be 2.2 times over-subscribed. Fellow Finance will issue a total of 1,300,000 new shares in addition to… Read More

Funding Circle Trades on London Stock Exchange, Shares Drop in Price

Funding Circle lobby

Funding Circle (LSE:FCH), the leading online lender in the UK providing financing options for SMEs, completed its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) this past week. Shares began unconditionally trading today (October 3rd). Originally priced at 440 pence per share, Funding… Read More

China Fintech Samoyed Files for NYSE IPO

Samoyed Holding Limited, a China based Fintech, has filed to trade shares on the New York Stock Exchange. Samoyed is one of a growing number of Chinese Fintechs seeking a listing on a US exchange. The Form F-1 has been filed with the Securities and… Read More

UK Fintech Unicorn: Funding Circle Preps for Initial Public Offering

Funding Circle Founders

Funding Circle is a Fintech darling in the UK. The peer to peer lending platform is archetypal of this sector of Fintech that originated in Great Britain. Today, Funding Circle is the largest online lender in the UK having passed Zopa (mainly a consumer lender), in… Read More

X Financial on IPO: We Have Built One of the Strongest Fintech Businesses in China

Earlier today, China based X Financial (NYSE:FXE) traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in its initial public offering raising approximately $104.5 million as 11 million shares were floated at $9.50/share. The shares quickly jumped higher in early trading and eventually closed about 25%… Read More

Bitmain IPO – What it Means for Bitcoin

The recently announced $3 billion Bitmain IPO has left many crypto enthusiasts excited for the possibility of a legitimate publicly-traded crypto business. However, when a company creates an exit for a high margin cash flowing business, it usually indicates diminishing growth or margins.  This could… Read More

P2P Lending: Funding Circle Moves Forward with Initial Public Offering

The long rumored initial public offering (IPO) of UK based Funding Circle appears to be on track and moving forward with a listing on the London Stock Exchange later this year. In a blog post today, Funding Circle stated; “Today we have announced the next… Read More

China: Cryptocurrency Mining Company Bitmain Reported to IPO at $14 Billion Valuation

Bitmain, a China based hardware and tech firm that produces some of the most popular mining servers in the cryptocurrency world, is said to be planning an initial public offering (IPO).  According to a report in Fortune, Bitmain is prepping to issue shares at a… Read More

Fintech Pintec Technology Holdings will IPO on NASDAQ Global Market

PINTEC, a China based Fintech firm that offers financial solutions that connect business partners and financial partners to provide financial services to end users, has announced its intent to do an initial public offering on NASDAQ Global Market. PINTEC expects to trade under the symbol… Read More

Blackmoon Claims to be First Company to Issue a Token Related to an IPO with Xiaomi Offer

Blackmoon is reporting its Xiaomi initial public offering (IPO) has been sold out. But this batch of shares are not being sold in the traditional manner as Blackmoon has tokenized the offering. This past week, Xiaomi completed an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange…. Read More

The First IPO in Portugal Since 2014 is Peer to Peer Lender Raize

Portuguese peer-to-peer lender Raize has announced an initial public offering (IPO) where it will float 15% of the company’s shares. An additional 10% of shares will be made available for a period of 6 months once trading starts on the 18th of July – trading… Read More

John Berlau to SEC Commissioner Jackson: Companies Going Private and Delisting to Escape Regulatory Costs Have Contributed to a Massive Decline in the Total Number of Public Companies

Towards the end of April, SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. delivered a heartfelt speech in Cleveland about the decline of initial public offerings (IPOs) in the US. While there has been much debate regarding the cause of this decline (with some questioning whether it even… Read More

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