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Wish Raises $1.1B In IPO Priced At Top Of Range

Wish Raises $1.1B In IPO Priced At Top Of Range

ContextLogic Inc (NASDAQ: WISH), the owner of  Wish, is set to raise $1.1 billion in its initial public offering priced at the top-end of the indicated range.

What Happened: Wish priced 46 million Class A common stock shares at $24 per unit. 

The company is granting its underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $6.9 million worth of shares at the IPO price. 

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc  (NYSE: GS), JP Morgan & Chase Co (NYSE: JPM), and Bank of America Corporation’s (NYSE: BAC) securities arm are the lead book-running managers for the offering.

Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C), Deutsche Bank AG’s securities arm, UBS Group AG’s (NYSE: UBS) investment banking unit, RBC Capital Markets, and Credit Suisse Group AG (NYSE: CS) are acting as book-running managers.

The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol “WISH” on Wednesday.

Why It Matters: The owners of Wish earlier indicated a range of $22 to $24 for the IPO.

See Also: IPO Outlook: Popular E-commerce Company Wish, Plus Offerings From A Personal Loan Disruptor And A Biotech Firm

Wish has 100 million monthly active users in more than 100 countries and relies on 500,000 merchant partners. The company has shipped over 640 million items globally.

The e-commerce company, valued at $11.2 billion, has a heavily China-centric supply chain and pitches itself as an affordable rival to Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN), CNBC reported earlier. 

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