Australian Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Files for $100M IPO

The company intends to list its shares on Nasdaq.

Oct 26, 2021 at 12:02 p.m. UTC
Updated Oct 26, 2021 at 2:37 p.m. UTC

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 Nasdaq 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 was looking to raise $200 million in a new funding round before it seeks a direct listing on Nasdaq.
  • Iris Energy has emphasized its use of renewable energy for crypto mining. It has been meeting prospective investors and is working with an adviser.


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