Going public for a company means first of all to be able to raise fresh capital. But IPOs can end in disaster, too.
IPOs, or initial public offerings, turns private companies into public entities accountable to shareholders. This page collates the latest DW content on the topic.
Ahead of Uber's highly anticipated Wall Street debut, drivers sent a message to Uber and its rivals: They want livable incomes, job security and regulated fares. It's the biggest internationally coordinated effort against the ride-hailing companies to date.
The Beijing-based coffee chain Luckin wants to go public in the US. Luckin has applied to list on the Nasdaq exchange and plans to raise around $300 million in the IPO. The chain is competing with Starbuck’s in the fast-growing China market.