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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 as soon as the shares list in four simple steps:

  1. Open an account, or log in if you’re already a customer
  2. Search for the company you want to trade
  3. Choose your position and size, and your stop and limit levels
  4. Place the trade and monitor the market

Upcoming IPOs

There are so many upcoming IPOs and SPACs, with new listings happening every single day. Here are a few of the most anticipated listings that we’ve been keeping an eye on.

The highly anticipated IPO of craft beer company BrewDog is expected in 2021. Find out more about the company and its £2 billion valuation.
EG Group’s IPO is predicted to be one of the largest listings in the UK – with valuations of over £10 billion. Learn more about EG Group.
Oxford Nanopore shot to fame during the Covid-19 pandemic. Discover more about the DNA tech start-up and its £7 billion IPO.
Grab is set to go public in the US through the biggest-ever SPAC deal on record. Learn about Grab and its listing ahead of its debut.
Popular news and quiz site BuzzFeed is preparing for a $1.5 billion SPAC deal. Find out everything you need to know about the listing.
Vantage Towers IPO
Vodafone’s spin-off of its rapidly growing subsidiary Vantage Towers could raise up to €2.3 billion. Learn more about the Vantage Towers IPO.
Online social trading firm eToro announced its intention to go public in Q3 2021 via a SPAC. Discover everything you should know about eToro before it goes public.
WeWork IPO
WeWork the office space business had a failed IPO in 2019. Now smaller and leaner, it seeks to go public again via a proposed SPAC. Find out more.
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Latest IPO news

  • AllBirds IPO: Everything you need to know about AllBirds

    Eco-friendly shoemaker AllBirds has announced its IPO filing, and looks to take advantage of the demand for sustainable brands and investments. Discover everything you need to know about AllBirds and its $1.7 billion valuation ahead of the listing.

  • Very Group IPO: Everything you need to know about Very

    Once known as Shop Direct, the UK online shopping giant Very Group is said to be lining up Barclays, Morgan Stanley and UBS to assist in its IPO. Read on as we explain more about the Very Group initial public offering (IPO).

  • Warby Parker IPO: Everything you need to know about Warby Parker

    Fashionable eyewear brand Warby Parker is going public next week via a direct listing. The company is expected to be valued at around $3 billion. Find out more about Warby Parker ahead of its listing.

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