eToro Said to Be in Talks With Goldman About Possible $5B IPO: Report

The crypto trading platform is also considering the possibility of a merger with a special purpose acquisition company, according to Israeli newspaper Calcalist.

Dec 29, 2020 at 5:08 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:49 a.m. UTC

Cryptocurrency trading and investment management platform eToro is considering going public in what would be a $5 billion IPO, according to a report by Israel-based news outlet Calcalist, which did not name any sources.

  • Israel-based eToro is reportedly in talks with Goldman Sachs about possibly leading the offering, which would be completed by the end of Q2 2021.
  • eToro is also considering the possibility of a merger with a special purpose acquisition company for the "purpose of accelerating entry into Wall Street trading," the report said.
  • eToro has recruited 5 million new customers since the beginning of the year and is profitable, according to the report.
  • The company declined to comment on the report, Calcalist said.

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