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.

Source https://www.coindesk.com/markets/2021/07/19/bitcoin-miner-iris-energy-aims-to-raise-200m-in-funding-before-nasdaq-listing-report/