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

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.

Tanzeel Akhtar is a CoinDesk news reporter based in Europe.


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