Published On: Tue, Apr 21st, 2020

An IPO? In this economy?

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Late final week a Chinese association called Kingsoft Cloud filed to go open in a United States. The cloud infrastructure business intends to list on a Nasdaq underneath a pitch “KC,” with J.P. Morgan, UBS and Credit Suisse assisting out with using a deal.

Kingsoft Cloud has a $100 million placeholder figure in a F-1 filing, giving us an thought of a expectations for a distance of a open offering. According to Crunchbase data, Kingsoft Cloud lifted scarcely $1 billion while private.

There are a few questions to answer:

  1. Does Kingsoft contest with Alibaba’s cloud projects that a Chinese tech hulk only betrothed to spend $28 billion building out?
  2.  Is it an economically viable business?
  3. What are we ostensible to consider about an IPO in this economy?

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