How to buy Zopa shares when it goes public

Here's everything we know so far about the Zopa IPO.

Zopa is a British digital bank that was granted a full banking licence in June 2020. The company has confirmed that it is planning an initial public offering IPO to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). It has stated that it’ll likely occur in 2023, with the fourth quarter of 2022 noted as the earliest it’ll be.

Zopa will reportedly be valued at around £750 million — it was last valued at £188 million in December 2019.

How to buy shares in Zopa when it goes public

Once Zopa goes public, you'll need a brokerage account to invest. Consider opening a brokerage account today so you're ready as soon as the stock hits the market.

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Create an account using basic personal details along with your ID and bank information. You can make a deposit with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Zopa. Find the stock by name or the ticker symbol .
  4. Buy Zopa shares. Once shares become available on your platform, decide how much stock you want to buy and create an order.

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