Every year, some of the world’s best companies decide to list their shares on exchanges to be bought and sold by the public. In our 2024 IPO calendar, you can find the latest details on some of the largest private companies expected to go public this year, as well as planned IPOs for the current month.
|Exp. Mkt Cap
|BioLingus (Cayman) Limited
|$16 – $18
|$14 – $16
|Alto Neuroscience, Inc.
|$14 – $16
|$6 – $7
|American Healthcare REIT
|$12 – $15
|The Fortegra Group, Inc.
|$15 – $18
|Amphitrite Digital Incorporated
|$3.50 – $4.50
|Location Sciences Group Plc (to be renamed Sorted Group Holdings Plc)
Many companies list each month. However, it's the major names, usually within fintech, that are hotly anticipated. Even though the IPO market has slowed down somewhat in the last year, giants such as Arm, Reddit, Monzo, and Discord are expected to list soon.
STRIPE – Digital payment processing business Stripe was recently reported to still be planning to proceed with its IPO. However, it is said to be unlikely this year.
REDDIT – The social media giant’s IPO has consistently been pushed back due to market uncertainty. Recent reports state that Reddit is aiming to go public in 2024. Reuters said it has drawn up plans to go public in March.
DISCORD – While there is no date or recent reports regarding a potential Discord IPO, it’s rumoured that the company will look to publicly list its shares soon, although the rumours have died down since the start of 2023.
SHEIN – The Chinese online fast fashion retailer is eyeing a US IPO this year. The latest reports state it has now confidentially filed for an IPO in the US and could be ready to go live on public markets as soon as 2024.
REVOLUT – The founders of the fintech firm Revolut said they currently have no immediate plans to list the business but recently revealed they would not consider floating in London.
MONZO – Digital banking firm Monzo is said to be in no rush to go public but reports earlier this year stated it has been approached by investment banks regarding a potential IPO.
HUEL – The most recent reports state that meal replacement company Huel is now open to a potential sale due to the challenging IPO market in the UK.
WE SODA – The company confirmed plans to list 10% of its shares on the London Stock Exchange. However, shortly after, it canceled those plans, citing “extreme investor caution.” It has since said New York would be credible for a floatation.
SKIMS – Kim Kardashian's SKIMS brand, which was founded alongside Swedish entrepreneur Jens Grede, has indicated that an IPO is on the horizon in 2024. A $270 million funding round earlier this year valued the brand at $4 billion.
BOOTS – According to recent reports, Walgreens Boots Alliance is in early discussions regarding separating its UK-based drugstore chain, Boots, with the possibility of an initial public offering (IPO) in London.
THE LONDON TUNNELS – The company announced it intends to float on the London Stock Exchange in January 2024. The company aims to admit its shares at a price of £2 per share to the Main Market of the LSE. It expects to have a market cap of approximately £123 million.
RASPBERRY Pi – In a boost for the London Stock Exchange, recent reports state Raspberry Pi has picked London over New York for its IPO, with the company having appointed bankers to prepare the listing.
Large 2023/24 IPOs
ARM – Semiconductor firm Arm filed for an IPO in the US and has now listed its shares on the Nasdaq under the ticker ARM. The company's shares went live on September 14 at $51 per share, valuing the company at around $54 billion. This is below the previously expected $64 billion valuation.
INSTACART – Grocery delivery app Instacart’s IPO was delayed due to market uncertainty. However, the company filed for an IPO, offering 22 million shares priced at $30 each. Its shares debuted on September 19.
KLAVIYO – Klaviyo shares made their market debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, September 20. The software company's shares IPO'd at $30 a piece, valuing the company at $9.2 billion.
BIRKENSTOCK – The luxury brand filed for an IPO, and its stock went public in October, hitting a high of $42.50 on its first day of trading.
AMER SPORTS – Shares of the maker of Wilson tennis rackets and Salomon ski boots debuted on February 1, 2024.
AIR ASTANA – The company, which describes itself as the largest airline group in central Asia and the Caucasus regions, debuted on the London Stock Exchange on February 9, 2024.
Where Can You Buy IPO Stocks?
An initial public offering, or IPO, is when a private company sells its shares to the public for the first time by listing on an exchange such as the NYSE, NASDAQ, or LSE. Deciding on a public listing allows the company to become publicly traded and raise capital. Furthermore, IPOs can be a great way for companies to grow and expand their businesses.
IPOs can be a good way for businesses to raise capital – When going public, a company can raise a large amount of money that it can use to grow the business.
IPOs are not always a good investment – Just because a company is going public, it doesn't mean you should invest in it. Make sure to carefully research the company and be prepared for the risks involved.
IPOs can be volatile – The share price of a newly public company can fluctuate wildly in the early stages. Investors should be prepared for this volatility and not take any unnecessary risks. Some investors choose to wait at least a few quarters of a company being listed before considering an investment.
IPOs can help to increase a company's visibility – Going public can help to raise a company's profile and attract new customers and investors.
The IPO process usually starts with the private company hiring an investment bank to help them with the offering. The investment bank will assist the company in setting a price for its shares, market the offering to potential investors, and underwrite the risk of the offering.
Once the investment bank has been hired, a registration statement is then filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The registration statement contains information about the company, including its financial statements, management team, and business plan.
Once the registration statement has been filed, the company will commence marketing the offering to potential investors, usually through various channels, such as analyst meetings and press releases.
After that, the company will then set a price for the shares and begin trading on a stock exchange on a set date that is pre-announced.