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What is an IPO?
An IPO stands for initial public offering, it’s the first time a private company sells shares of its stock to the public. The process is often referred to as ‘going public’.
For companies, listing their shares on a stock exchange gives them the chance to raise capital for growth initiatives and to raise their profile. For traders and investors, an IPO is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of growing companies or take a position on volatility.
Learn more about what an IPO is and how the process works.
Recently, companies have been choosing to go public via a SPAC – or special purpose acquisition company. By merging with another company, private firms can ‘go public’ without the need for a traditional IPO.
SPACs have become increasingly popular as they’re quicker and less regulated, meaning companies that wouldn’t be accepted in the normal IPO process can still find a route to financial markets.
Find out more about SPACs.
How to trade IPOs
Take a position on popular IPOs through our CFDs as soon as the shares list in four simple steps:
- Open an account, or log in if you’re already a customer
- Search for the company you want to trade
- Choose your position and size, and your stop and limit levels
- Place the trade and monitor the market
Learn more about how to trade IPOs.
The IPO market remained quiet in the first few months of 2022 due to increased market volatility. But once it picks up again, these are some of the most anticipated listings to keep an eye on.
MonzoPopular UK challenger bank Monzo could go public in 2022 or 2023. It’s expected the company would hit a valuation of $4.5 billion. Find out everything you need to know about the Monzo IPO.
Impossible FoodsImpossible Foods IPO is expected in late 2022 or early 2023, and could value the firm at around $10 billion. Learn more about the Impossible Foods listing.
ARMSoftBank Group is spinning off its ARM segment, in what could be an $80 billion IPO. Find out everything we know about the British semiconductor chip manufacturer.
HuelMeal replacement company Huel is expected to go public over the next year on the LSE, in what could be a $1 billion IPO. Learn more about the British direct-to-consumer retailer.
StripeOnline payments company Stripe started its IPO process in 2019, could it finally list this year? Discover everything we know about the potential $100 billion listing.
DatabricksDatabricks has no set IPO plans, but rumours started to swirl in 2019 that the company could see a post-listing valuation of $38 billion. Learn more about Databricks.
KlarnaKlarna, the largest private fintech in Europe, is predicted to go public for $40 billion. Find out more about Klarna’s IPO plans.
EG GroupEG Group’s IPO is predicted to be one of the largest listings in the UK – with some valuing it at over £10 billion. Learn more about EG Group.
StarlingStarling Bank is expected to list in 2022 or early 2023. Find out everything we know about the Starling IPO and how it stacks up to other challenger banks.
BrewDogThe highly anticipated IPO of craft beer company BrewDog is now expected in 2023. Find out more about the company and its £2 billion valuation.
This year has been one of the biggest years for IPOs and SPACs. The US market alone has raised more than $229 billion in listings with just 90 companies’ IPOs. Take a look at some previous IPOs and start speculating on the shares.
PorschePorsche AG is gearing up for a possible IPO in 2022, which could value the sports car brand at $100 billion. Find out more about the Porsche IPO.
RivianThe electric automaker is set to scale production following its hotly-anticipated listing – but will the stock turbo charge or short circuit from here?
RobinhoodRobinhood shares listed at $38 in its July IPO. Discover everything you should know about Robinhood before you take a position.
WiseWise listed on July 7 2021, pricing shares at £8 each, valuing the company at £8 billion. Find out more about the company and how to start trading its shares.
BumbleThe Bumble IPO was priced at $43 a share, starting life as a public company with a valuation of around $8.2 billion. Learn more about the company and what its outlook is.
WickesWickes was spun off from Travis Perkins in 2021. Learn more about the demerger and Wickes’ business model.
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