Uber Filing Is Set to Cement 2019 as Year of the Unicorn IPO

April 11, 2019, 3:08 PM

If you thought the past few weeks were a busy time for U.S. initial public offerings, just wait for the next wave of listings.

Since the federal commission that oversees IPOs reopened after the partial U.S. government shutdown stymied activity at the start of the year, companies have rushed to join the public markets.

Fifteen companies raised more than $5.5 billion in IPOs on U.S. exchanges in the past three weeks, more than three times the total raised by 22 companies in the first 11 weeks of the year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

That amount is likely to ...

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