IPO calendar: Upcoming and rumoured IPOs

Find out some upcoming, anticipated and rumoured IPOs with our calendar.

An IPO (or initial public offering) is a type of stock market launch where shares become available to retail investors. Here’s everything you need to know about them, as well as our IPO tracker which shows you all the upcoming launches. 2019 was a massive year for initial public offerings (IPOs) and 2020 certainly gave it a run for its money.

In 2019, the likes of Beyond Meat and Uber went public, along with lots of other big brands. Despite the turbulence caused by coronavirus, 2020 was a bumper IPO year. It saw the launch of Snowflake, Airbnb and Nikola Motors. 2021 has seen Deliveroo, Bumble and Coinbase IPOs so far, with many more expected in the coming months.

IPOs can be big opportunities to keep tabs on as a trader or investor. You can check out which companies are rumoured to be considering an IPO, which have filed for an IPO and which ones we’re excited for or anticipating at Finder UK.

If you still need to get clued up on what an IPO is and how it works, you can read our guide.

Anticipated IPOs

TikTok

Rumors that TikTok may go public persist, but the latest move by its parent company, ByteDance, suggests that we may see that company stage an IPO first. ByteDance hired a CFO on 24 March 2021 in what reportedly is a move toward a public offering.

  • Expected to go public: No date yet
  • Exchange: Unknown
  • Ticker symbol: No ticker yet.
  • Valuation: No valuation yet.

Nextdoor

Nextdoor, a neighborhood-oriented social network, is reportedly targeting an IPO in 2021 and seeking a company valuation between $4 to $5 billion. But no official plans have been released and no date has been set.

  • Expected to go public: 2021
  • Exchange: Nasdaq
  • Ticker symbol: No ticker yet.
  • Valuation: $4-$5 billion

Vue Cinema

Vue is a cinema chain in the UK - it's considering an IPO for 2022 after a (hopefully) successful year of trading thanks to the number of movie releases that were delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Expected to go public: 2022
  • Exchange: Unknown
  • Ticker symbol: No ticker yet.
  • Valuation: The Vue cinema chain was sold in 2013 for £935 million.

eToro

Israeli multi-asset brokerage company eToro is expected to go public. Few details are available, but eToro is reportedly in talks with Goldman Sachs Group to lead the offering. The company may also be exploring a SPAC merger as a means to list on the Nasdaq.

  • Expected to go public: 2021
  • Exchange: Nasdaq
  • Ticker symbol: No ticker yet.
  • Valuation: Expected to be around $10.4 billion (around £7.5 billion).

2021 IPO calendar

Rows: 93

Name Symbol Exchange Status Price Shares IPO Date
Silver Bullet Data Svcs Grp SBDS.LSE LSE Priced GBP 2.57 3696499 2021-06-28
Silver Bullet Data Svcs Grp - LSE Expected From GBP 3.5489 to GBP 3.5489 13418982 2021-06-28
TradeUP Global Corporation Class A Ordinary Shares TUGC.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-21
Bitfarms Ltd. Common Stock BITF.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-21
TradeUP Global Corporation Warrant TUGCW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-21
Transcode Therapeutics, Inc. RNAZ.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 4 to USD 4 0 2021-06-22
Full Truck Alliance Co. Ltd. YMM.US NYSE Expected From USD 17 to USD 19 0 2021-06-22
Golden Path Acquisition Corporation Units GPCOU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-22
Spectral Md Holdings Ltd - LSE Priced GBP 0.59 19067797 2021-06-22
Itim Group Ltd - LSE Amended GBP 1.54 5194806 -
Sprinklr, Inc. CXM.US NYSE Expected USD 16 0 2021-06-23
Sprinklr, Inc. CXM.US NYSE Expected From USD 16 to USD 16 0 2021-06-23
Coliseum Acquisition Corp. Unit MITAU.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-23
First Advantage Corporation Common Stock FA.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 13 to USD 15 0 2021-06-23
WisdomTree U.S. Growth & Momentum Fund WGRO.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Data Knights Acquisition Corp. Class A Common Stock DKDCA.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. Warrant CRESW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Soulgate Inc. SSR.US Nasdaq Postponed From USD 13 to USD 15 0 2021-06-24
Monte Rosa Therapeutics, Inc. Common Stock GLUE.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 17 to USD 19 0 2021-06-24
Grove, Inc. Common Stock GRVI.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 4.5 to USD 5.5 0 2021-06-24
Bright Health Group, Inc. BHG.US NYSE Expected USD 18 0 2021-06-24
Valor Latitude Acquisition Corp. Warrant VLATW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Northern Lights Acquisition Corp. Units NLITU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-24
Doximity, Inc. DOCS.US NYSE Expected USD 26 0 2021-06-24
Data Knights Acquisition Corp. Warrant DKDCW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Miromatrix Medical Inc. Common Stock MIRO.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 7 to USD 9 0 2021-06-24
Doximity, Inc. DOCS.US NYSE Expected From USD 20 to USD 23 0 2021-06-24
Bright Health Group Inc. BHG.US NYSE Expected From USD 20 to USD 23 0 2021-06-24
Great Elm Capital Corp. 5.875% Notes due 2026 GECCO.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Valor Latitude Acquisition Corp. Class A Ordinary Shares VLAT.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Confluent, Inc. Class A Common Stock CFLT.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 29 to USD 33 0 2021-06-24
Bon Natural Life Limited Ordinary Shares BON.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 5 to USD 5 0 2021-06-24
FinTech Acquisition Corp. VI Units FTVIU.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-24
Lunglife AI Inc - LSE Filed - 0 -
CMO Group Plc - LSE Filed - 0 -
Mister Car Wash, Inc. MCW.US NYSE Expected From USD 15 to USD 17 0 2021-06-25
GH Research PLC Ordinary Shares GHRS.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 16 to USD 16 0 2021-06-25
Alpha Teknova, Inc. Common Stock TKNO.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 14 to USD 16 0 2021-06-25
Acurx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Common Stock ACXP.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 5 to USD 7 0 2021-06-25
G Medical Innovations Holdings Ltd. Ordinary Shares GMVD.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-25
Graphite Bio, Inc. Common Stock GRPH.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 17 to USD 17 0 2021-06-25
G Medical Innovations Holdings Ltd. Warrants GMVDW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-25
TradeUP Acquisition Corp. UPTDU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-25
Elevation Oncology, Inc. Common stock ELEV.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 15 to USD 17 0 2021-06-25
Missfresh Limited American Depositary Shares MF.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 13 to USD 16 0 2021-06-25
Mister Car Wash, Inc. MCW.US NYSE Expected USD 15 0 2021-06-25
Payoneer Global Inc. Common Stock PAYO.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-28
Payoneer Global Inc. Warrant PAYOW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-28
Silver Bullet Data Svcs Grp SBDS.LSE LSE Priced GBP 2.57 3696499 2021-06-28
Silver Bullet Data Svcs Grp - LSE Expected From GBP 3.5489 to GBP 3.5489 13418982 2021-06-28
B. Riley Principal 250 Merger Corp. Class A common stock BRIV.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-28
StoneCo Ltd. Class A Common Share When Issued STNEV.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-28
B. Riley Principal 250 Merger Corp. Warrant BRIVW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-28
Dingdong (Cayman) Ltd DDL.US NYSE Expected From USD 23.5 to USD 25.5 0 2021-06-29
Dingdong (Cayman) Limited DDL.US NYSE Expected USD 23.5 0 2021-06-29
DallasNews Corporation Series A Common Stock DALN.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-29
Gobi Acquisition Corp. Class A Ordinary Shares GOBI.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-29
Bridgepoint Advisers Ltd - LSE Filed - 0 -
Revolution Beauty Grp Plc - LSE Filed - 0 -
Recruiter.com Group, Inc. Warrant RCRTW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-30
Taboola.com Ltd. Warrant TBLAW.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-30
Unicycive Therapeutics, Inc. UNCY.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 5.5 to USD 6.5 0 2021-06-30
Xometry, Inc. XMTR.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 38 to USD 42 0 2021-06-30
Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp. III DNAC.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp. IV DNAD.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
SentinelOne, Inc. S.US NYSE Expected From USD 31 to USD 32 0 2021-06-30
CVRx, Inc. CVRX.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 18 to USD 18 0 2021-06-30
Aerovate Therapeutics, Inc. AVTE.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 13 to USD 15 0 2021-06-30
Frontier Investment Corp FICVU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
Clear Secure, Inc. YOU.US NYSE Expected From USD 27 to USD 30 0 2021-06-30
Taboola.com Ltd. Ordinary Shares TBLA_old.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-30
LEGALZOOM.COM, INC. LZ.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 24 to USD 27 0 2021-06-30
Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. IV MCAFU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
Shelter Acquisition Corp I SHQAU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
Pop Culture Group Co., Ltd CPOP.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 4 to USD 6 0 2021-06-30
Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp. II DNAB.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
Recruiter.com Group, Inc. Common Stock RCRT.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-06-30
Intapp, Inc. INTA.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 25 to USD 28 0 2021-06-30
INTEGRAL AD SCIENCE HOLDING CORP. IAS.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 15 to USD 17 0 2021-06-30
Thunder Bridge Capital Partners IV, Inc. THCPU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
Social Capital Suvretta Holdings Corp. I DNAA.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-06-30
Torrid Holdings Inc. CURV.US NYSE Expected From USD 18 to USD 21 0 2021-07-01
Hive Blockchain Technologies Ltd. Common Shares HVBT.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-07-01
Eco Wave Power Global AB (publ) American Depositary Shares WAVE.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-07-01
D-MARKET Electronic Services & Trading HEPS.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 11 to USD 13 0 2021-07-01
Krispy Kreme, Inc. DNUT.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 21 to USD 24 0 2021-07-01
Acumen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ABOS.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 14 to USD 16 0 2021-07-01
G3 VRM Acquisition Corp. GGGVU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-07-01
Macondray Capital Acquisition Corp. I DRAYU.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 10 to USD 10 0 2021-07-01
Nyxoah SA NYXH.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 31.46 to USD 31.46 0 2021-07-01
Atour Lifestyle Holdings Ltd ATAT.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 13.5 to USD 15.5 0 2021-07-01
EverCommerce Inc. EVCM.US Nasdaq Expected From USD 16 to USD 18 0 2021-07-01
The Glimpse Group, Inc. Common Stock VRAR.US Nasdaq Expected - 0 2021-07-01

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What is an IPO?

An IPO is a process where a private company sells shares to public investors for the first time and lists on a stock exchange.

The main reason a company would have an IPO or “go public” in this way is to raise money by selling its shares. The money raised can help the company expand its business further and pay back anyone who’s helped fund it up until that point.

What are the benefits of an IPO?

There are a few benefits of IPOs for companies, but mainly it’s about raising capital and publicity.

Raise capital

The main benefit of an IPO is to raise capital quickly for the business. By issuing shares to a large number of investors, a company can use this cash to grow the business (e.g. research, infrastructure, expansion).

Publicity

Publicity is another major benefit of an IPO. Lesser-known companies can steal the limelight for a few days or week, which helps increase business opportunities. For example, a publicly listed company comes with a degree of prestige and pedigree. This can also help people attract top talent to the business to help fuel growth.

What are the main disadvantages of an IPO?

IPOs aren’t as easy as deciding you want to do one. There are several reasons why companies don’t choose to float on a stock exchange.

It’s a long process

An IPO can take six to nine months, but it could end up being much longer. During that period, the company’s management team will have to devote a lot of time to the process, depriving them of the time they also need to spend on the business and making it a success.

It costs money

Similarly, an IPO costs a lot of money. Companies usually consult with financial and legal experts, which comes at a big cost. On top of that, once a company is public, it has additional admin duties to fulfil (additional accounting/reporting and more documents to disclose how the business is being run). All of that costs money.

The business has to answer to its shareholders

Part and parcel of going public includes being answerable to shareholders. If shareholders have a big portion of ownership of a company, they can then override management choices and decisions. Shareholders can also vote to remove managers and senior staff. Under pressure to perform well for the shareholders, many businesses end up making poor decisions, focusing on short-term wins instead of building a long-term business.

What is an IPO example?

A recent example of an IPO is Uber, which went public on 9 May 2019. Uber’s price was set between US$45 and US$50 per share with a targeted valuation between US$80 billion and US$90 billion. It announced an IPO with an offering of 180 million shares at US$45 per trade and began trading at US$42 per share on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on 10 May 2019.

It has been a less than 5-star experience for Uber since then, currently trading at just over US$37 per share. This doesn’t mean that Uber’s share price is driving downhill in the future, though. There’s plenty of potential for it to rise again.

What is the IPO process?

When starting out, a company is private. It usually starts with a small number of shareholders, often including the founders’ family and friends and any professional investors.

When the company is at the stage that it wants to “go public”, it starts the process of an IPO. It might choose to make a public announcement of its plans and it starts to advertise to underwriters.

An underwriter prices the shares of the company and the existing shares of the company are converted into public ownership at the new value. The company needs to ensure it meets the requirements for public companies, often needing to appoint a board of directors.

On the IPO date, the company issues its shares.

Is it good to invest in an IPO?

Usually, the initial share price offered by the company is reasonable, but investors investing in an IPO should expect volatility in the share price immediately after the company floats, such as the earlier example from Uber.

Most investors who choose to invest in an IPO do so because of the opportunity to invest in younger companies. The added risk gives a higher potential return, but it also has higher potential losses.

How are IPOs calculated?

Factors that determine the valuation of an IPO include:

  • Demand for shares
  • Comparable companies in the industry
  • Prospects for future growth
  • Company narrative

Bottom line: Should I invest in an IPO?

IPOs are quite an exciting thing to be involved in, but they can be a bit riskier, as you don’t yet know how the market will react to the listing. Deliveroo’s IPO flop can be seen as an example of this. You should do the research you would usually do when investing and make sure the company’s values are aligned with your own.

Compare platforms to buy shares

If you’re keen on investing in a company soon after its IPO, you’re going to need an investment account. Compare the UK’s leading brands below.

Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
eToro Free Stocks
£0
N/A
£0
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply. The minimum deposit with eToro is $50.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
£0
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. The minimum deposit with HL is £1. Capital at risk.
Freetrade
Finder Award
Freetrade
£0
N/A
£0
Claim your free share worth between £3 and £200. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
UK: £1.75 + 0.014% (max £5)
US: €0.50 + $0.004 per share
N/A
£0
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. The minimum deposit with Degiro is £0. Capital at risk.
interactive investor Trading Account
£7.99 (with one free trade per month)
£0
£9.99 per month
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. The minimum deposit with ii is £0. Capital at risk.
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