Taxi service Uber has applied for pre-registered initial public offering of the company’s shares on the stock exchange (IPO). About this newspaper The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing sources.
The corresponding application was submitted to the Commission on securities and exchange Commission (SEC) this week. However, the sources did not specify when. According to the information provided, the IPO may take place in the first quarter of 2019.
Earlier, a couple of days before Uber, an application for registration filed IPO main rival of the company on the American market for applications for taxi Lyft Inc., which plans an initial public offering of its shares in March-April next year. The volume of placement of shares and price range of the IPO, Lyft Inc is not yet known.
In October, the WSJ reported that the leading financial conglomerates Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley assessed the Uber before the public offering of the shares. Then they valued Uber at $120 billion.