It’s been a big year for companies making initial public offerings, with 173 doing so through the first nine months of 2018. Those companies raised $45.7 billion, up 46.5 percent from the same period in 2017.
But 2019 could be even bigger.
Many Wall Street watchers are predicting record-shattering year – if all of the tech giants rumored to be going public in 2019 follow through with their plans. Uber alone, for example, could be valued at as much as $120 billion, giving it a valuation bigger than Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler combined.
We investigated the most recent speculation and public announcements on the biggest IPOs rumored to be happening in 2019 and 2020. Here’s a quick look at each of the companies that may – or may not – soon go public.