The year 2021 was the historical year for the trading market. The market was bullish throughout the year. There were several reasons for the IPO rush in 2021. Many companies started their journey in the trading world by launching their initial public offering (IPO).
According to Ernst and Young, “A record 2,300 firms raised 453 billion dollars while going public in 2021- the highest deal volume ever.” Most of the IPOs were profitable for investors, as they traded above the issue price. It is predicted that the market momentum will continue, and the liquidity will remain high. The IPOs can witness strong demand in the market, some of them even had the highest listing gains in 2021.
Five anticipated IPOs for 2022
Many companies will offer their IPOs in 2022. We have top-five hot upcoming IPOs from the list of anticipated IPOs of the year.
Founded in 2009, Stripe has an annual revenue of more than 7.5 million dollars. It is a payment-procession company having a global workforce of more than four thousand, having customers like Amazon and DoorDash.
Stripe has been growing reliably over the past twelve years by brothers John and Patrick Collison. The company has not announced its plans to go public. The co-founder John said,” We are very happy as a private company.” Still, according to Reuters, “The company has tapped a law firm to explore the early steps."If the founders decide, Stripe will easily become one of the biggest IPOs in the market.
India’s most valuable online education startup, Byju’s is also in talks to offer its initial public opening this year. The company has more than 100 million users with around 6.5 million paid subscribers.
Byju’s offers several courses like coding lessons, professional learning courses, and test preparation classes for the competitive Indian exams. The education startup has global investors like Facebook, Naspers, and Tiger Global Management.
The company is targeting $ 1.4 billion in revenue in the financial year 2022, with a twenty percent profit margin.
3. Impossible Foods
Impossible Foods is a plant-based protein products company founded by Stanford professor Patrick Brown. The California-based company has more than 800 employees, with venture capital of $1.5 billion. Impossible Foods initially launched faux burgers in small markets and quickly grew into thousands of grocery stores.
Reportedly, the food company will certainly go public this year, with a valuation of $10 billion valuations.
Flipkart is by far the largest of any Indian startup. The company was formed in 2007 and has around 350 million registered active users. It is an online shopping site that offers everything from apparel to home appliances with more than one lakh sellers.
According to Walmart, “The business is performing almost exactly like we thought it would. An IPO is still very much on the cards for that business.” The company is eyeing a $50 billion valuation in the stock this year. That would make it India’s biggest consumer tech IPO.
Chime is a consumer-friendly banking alternative that does not require a minimum balance. It is an online banking alternative that offers to check accounts monthly or overdraft fees. As per the statement by the spokesperson of Chime “While Chime intends to be a publicly listed company someday, we have not made any decisions on underwriters and have no immediate plans for an IPO."
According to Fobes, “ The digital banking services is targeting to launch an IPO around March 2022 for an IPO, with a valuation of $ 35 to $45 billion.”If the company plans to launch an IPO, it may have a brave market condition. It can also give competition to some of the weighted IPOs of last year.
The market is at its peak and IPOs are attracting some wild valuation. Some companies have expressed a clear intention to go public. And then there are companies, everyone wants to go public. It is believed that the market will be bullish this year, and many unexpected companies will offer their initial public offering.
Remember, the market keeps on fluctuating every day. Therefore, before investing in any company, you must read about the company in a brief.
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