(Bloomberg) – The New York Stock Exchange has a reference price of $ 45 for the direct listing of Roblox Corp., the online game company that originally planned to go public through a traditional IPO
The exchange announced the price in a statement Tuesday, confirming an earlier report from Bloomberg News
Roblox shares will trade on Wednesday without the company raising capital.As with previous direct listings, the company will not issue new shares at a set price.Instead, current investors can simply start selling stocks based on demand when the trade is opened
Setting a reference price is a prerequisite for starting trading.In contrast to the share price in a standard IPO, this is not a direct indicator of the company’s market capitalization.However, with a share of USD 45 per share, the company would have a market value of around 30 billion USD, said a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because it has not yet been public
Only a handful of companies have performed direct listings, including Peter Thiels Palantir Technologies Inc and software company Asana Inc in September The music streaming service Spotify Technology SA went public via a direct listing in 2018, and Slack Technologies Inc followed in 2019
Roblox, based in San Mateo, Calif., saw its revenue and user base spike as the coronavirus pandemic kept students at home and looking for entertainment.The company was funded in a $ 150 million round of funding in the February 2020, which was led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, valued at $ 4 billion
For the nine months ended September 30, Roblox had a consolidated net loss of $ 197 million on sales of $ 614 million
While banks don’t subscribe for shares like they would in an IPO, they advise the company on listing Roblox works with Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley, according to its filings, and plans to trade its shares under the symbol RBLX
(Bloomberg) – Roblox Corp. is expected to hit retail outlets if the video game platform trades on the New York Stock Exchange later this week, and stocks are likely to be volatile as individual traders and Wall Street seek consensus on the company’s value and future growth, an Bernstein said -Analyst A bank investor survey found that the stock could hit between $ 30 and $ 120 per share if it hits the open market on Wednesday. “Most professional investors believe there is strong retail interest with no major price restrictions on that name, “wrote analyst Todd Juenger. The platform’s popularity has increased with school-age children during the pandemic as it avoided personal game data for online meetings in its many user-generated worlds. Mentions of the stock on Reddit took off prior to the countdown for this week’s listing at A Goal for 202 0 for an IPO was abandoned and eventually replaced by the direct listing plan after the company raised $ 520 million in funding from a private placement The San Mateo, Calif., US-based company expects to grow its user base up to 68% year over year in the first quarter of 2021, although that explosive growth is expected to slow to single-digit growth in the second quarter of Roblox’s slowdown and how this could affect the U Reopenings are likely to be part of one of the bulls and bears debates over the stock, but the biggest controversy in the eyes of the investors Bernstein surveyed was the online gaming company’s urge to attract more adult users, less than half, or about 43% of the time Investors said Roblox could successfully attract older people like the middle-aged parents of its current users For more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe Now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
The video game platform will trade on the NYSE on Wednesday. A reference price issued on Tuesday is intended to indicate where the shares could be traded
Daniel Howley, Julie Hyman, Myles Udland and Brian Sozzi of Yahoo Finance discuss how Roblox is going public and how it will affect the video game industry
US.Publicly traded Chinese electric vehicle manufacturers could go straight to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and follow in the footsteps of companies like Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) and JDcom, Inc (NYSE: JD) What Happened: NYSE-listed Nio Inc – ADR (NYSE: NIO) and XPeng Inc – ADR (NYSE: XPEV) as well as Nasdaq-listed Li Auto Inc (NASDAQ: LI) are eyeing secondary listings on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Reuters reported early Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter The three companies are aiming to outsource at least 5% of their increased equity in Hong Kong The combined proceeds from the offerings are estimated at around $ 5 billion, the report said the trio has already entered into discussions with advisors about the listings, adding the speculated move is reportedly aimed at attracting increased interest from Asian investors Leverage high-quality, trusted names The listings could be done by mid-2020, the report says Nio and Xpeng spokesmen declined to comment on the report when contacted by Benzinga Related Link: Is the Nio – Exaggerated sales? Why It Matters: EV makers operate in an investment-heavy industry that needs huge cash reserves to expand their product and service offerings and innovate to stay relevant in the industry, Nio, Xpeng and Li Auto got through in December Follow-up offers raised massive capital Nio raised $ 2.6 billion by offering 68 million ADS, XPeng mobilized about $ 2.5 billion and Li Auto about $ 1.4 billion In addition to stock offerings, Nio has historically relied on debt and strategic investments from investors to raise cash In mid-January, XPeng announced a 12.8 billion yuan ($ 1 96 billion) credit facility with a consortium of Chinese banks Alibaba got the ball rolling when it decided to go secondary in Hong Kong in late 2019, with fears over access to capital from the US. Market amid deteriorating relationship between China and the USAS and the drive to capitalize on investors’ growing interest in Asia, the Chinese search engine Baidu, Inc (NASDAQ: BIDU) has reportedly received regulatory approval to initiate a listing process in Hong Kong.Nio, XPeng and Li Auto stocks have all taken a heavy blow in recent sessions, trading record highs amid the sell-off in technology and technology Related Sector and Review Concerns Nio closed the session at 7 a.m. on Monday 61% to USD 3521, XPeng slipped 396% to USD2692 and Li Auto plunged 503% to USD2133 Related Link: XPeng Beats Q4 Sales, Guides For Strong Q1 Deliveries For More Info From Benzinga Click Here For Benzinga Option DealsXPeng Beats Q4 Sales, Guides To Strong Q1 DeliveriesIs the Nio Clearance Exaggerated? © 2021 Benzingacom Benzinga does not offer investment advice. All rights reserved
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(Bloomberg) – Private equity firm L Catterton has invested in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd has made a profit of 600 million Disbursed in less than a year for a return of more than 150% The cruise ship operator agreed to pay $ 1 billion to buy back bonds that it raised to private equity in May for $ 400 million. Company sold Norwegian sold approximately $ 1 billion of shares to fund the purchase, according to a filing on Tuesday evening, with the remaining proceeds going to be used for general corporate purposes that cruise lines had to spend billions of dollars in stocks and bonds to raise funds to keep them through the Bringing Covid-19 Crisis That Shut Down The Industry And Burning Company Cash Company and L Catterton officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment Read More that they could be exchanged for equity and matured in 2026 Scott Dahnke, global co-chief executive officer of L Catterton, stepped down from the board of directors of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings with immediate effect on Tuesday, according to a statement made on Tuesday For more articles like this, please join us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
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Roblox, a playful and interactive platform for kids and teens, will hit the public markets with a direct listing on Wednesday, something anyone thinking of investing in Roblox needs to know before stocks start trading later this week Looking back at 2020, Roblox saw bookings grow 171% to $ 1,888 billion, a significant acceleration from the 39% growth in 2019
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(Bloomberg) – Oil prices fell as the dollar strengthened, adding more volatility to the market, according to a mixed industry report on U. New York futures are down more than 3% in the last two sessions This was a volatile start to the week that included a brief spike to a October 2018 high on Monday A stronger dollar makes commodities less attractive, as the American Petroleum Institute reported that gasoline inventories fell last week While crude oil inventories have risen, according to known figures, despite this week’s slump, crude oil is expected to resume its upward trend, which could lead to more activity from US Drills According to a government report, oil production in America’s shale is expected to rise to its highest annual rate since 2019, oil is still up more than 30% this year as the market tightened amid production cuts from Saudi Arabia and OPEC and demand prospects improve with Covid-19 vaccine roll-out Tensions in the Middle East have also increased after a major crude oil export terminal in the Kingdom was attacked on Sunday, which contributed to a number of recent attacks on the main producer, “It Will.” expects demand to improve and supply to continue to shrink, but some are feeling the burden of this massive rally, “said Kim Kwangrae, commodities analyst at Samsung Futures Inc “It’s a mixed market” Increased prices and reduced barrels from Middle Eastern producers due to OPEC restrictions are accelerating India’s drive to diversify its crude oil sources and pursue alternative energy sources, the chairman of Hindustan Petroleum Corp. said The production cuts are also affecting the shipping market as tanker owners lose money to move oil on a key route into ChinaSee Also: Tanker Prices for Shipping U.S. Oil to Europe increases by 80% S according to ColdU Gasoline inventories fell 8.5 million barrels last week, while distillates – a category that includes diesel – fell 4.5 million barrels, API said crude oil inventories rose nearly 13 million barrels, which would be a third weekly gain if it did on Wednesday Confirmed by government numbersFor more articles like this, please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
Contracts on the Nasdaq rose after the index plunged into a correction at the end of the regular session and fell more than 10% from a recent record high.Tesla shares stabilized in after-hours trading after rising nearly another Down 6%, bringing the loss to nearly 17% from March to date, while Apple shares fell to their lowest level since November
(Bloomberg) – Beyond Meat IncShares rose after the fake meat maker announced that it would offer products at Walmart Inc The plant-based burger maker will begin selling a meatless hot Italian sausage in 400 Walmart locations across the U.S. This week, Beyond said in a statement Tuesday The company, which already sells some products to 2Sold to 400 locations by the retailer, its cookout-themed value package will also expand to 500 stores The expansion of the partnership, which began in 2015, underscores the growing demand for plant-based foods found in grocery stores and on restaurant menus around the world Category gained importance and received a big boost in the aisles of supermarkets in 2020 as consumers who sometimes couldn’t find their favorite cuts of meat were increasingly being cooked at home, Beyond stocks climbed 44% at 9:36 am in New York for more items like Please visit us on BloombergcomSubscribe now to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
(Bloomberg) – Ambulnz Inc, a provider of mobile medical services and patient transportation, has agreed to go public through a merger with Motion Acquisition Corp. The special-purpose acquisition company raises $ 125 million in new equity from investors such as Light Street Capital and Moore Strategic Ventures to support the transaction, which is said to value the combined company at around $ 1 billion, according to a statement made Tuesday following a previous Bloomberg report, Ambulnz, renamed DocGo Incis headed by Stan Vashovsky, the Chief Executive Officer, the New York-based company that operates at 23 US States and the UKprovides non-critical medical services to patients at home, including vaccinations, blood tests and tests, said “We are excited to continue investing in our TeleHealth Plus business, which has grown tremendously over the past year,” Vashovsky said in an interview and referenced on the company’s last mile telemedicine services, which bridge the gap between a video or voice call and a call to a doctor’s office, the SPAC transaction equips the company with cash to further expand its national presence, and public currency to make acquisitions in related areas like personal emergency response systems, Vashovsky said the company can provide real-time data including vehicle locations and was the largest private ambulance operator to respond to the New York state pandemic, according to its website The company also operates mobile testing and vaccination Covid-19 through an arm known as Rapid Reliable Testing that has handled about 1 of them, 2 million tests and administered about 25000 vaccines The company, which has partnerships with dialysis specialist Fresenius Medical Care, the Jefferson Health hospital network in New Jersey, and UCHealth in Colorado, also provides on-site medical services at events. Almost Double Last Year That Number Is Expected To Exceed $ 155 Million This Year Motion Acquisition, led by CEO Michael Burdiek, raised $ 115 million in an IPO in October and said at the time it would While there are other companies that focus on telemedicine, such as Teladoc Health Inc and American Well Corp, Burdiek says it will not dispatch approved nurses to patients at home, like most CEOs who have done business during the pandemic, Vashovsky and Burdiek have yet to meet – the entire deal was negotiated through Zoom, for more articles like this, visit us subscribe now on Bloombergcom to stay ahead of the game with the most trusted business news source © 2021 Bloomberg LP.
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