Australian Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Files for $100M Nasdaq IPO



Australian bitcoin mining company Iris Energy filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise up to $100 million.

  • The Sydney-based company said on Monday that it intends to list its ordinary shares on the Nasdaq Market under the ticker symbol “IREN.”
  • The shares are expected to start trading later this year.
  • J.P. Morgan, Canaccord Genuity, Citigroup, Macquarie Capital, and Cowen are joint bookrunners for the deal.
  • The pricing terms remain undisclosed.
  • In July, Bloomberg reported that Iris Energy is looking to raise $200 million in a new funding round before it seeks a direct listing on the Nasdaq.
  • Iris Energy emphasized its use of renewable energy for mining, and has been meeting prospective investors and is working with an adviser.

Read more: Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Aims to Raise $200M in Funding Before Nasdaq Listing: Report


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