China-based mining titan Bitmain Technologies has discreetly filed an software package for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
According to an Oct. 29 report from Tencent News citing unidentified “sophisticated sources,” German international Deutsche Bank is sponsoring the appliance. The amount wanted to be raised by the providing has not been specified.
Deutsche Bank reportedly sponsoring the appliance
To bolster possibilities of success, the agency has purportedly employed Zheng Hua, former Nasdaq advisor for China, as a adviser to the agency.
The SEC‘s overview course of will reportedly entail three rounds of inquiries and final an estimated stripped of 1-2 months.
An extra unknown trade supply, reportedly aware of the SEC’s itemizing procedures, sophisticated Tencent:
“The SEC has no one-sided place towards the blockchain enterprise, notwithstandin is fairly involved about masterly and technical points.”
The supply claimed that the corporate’s connection to the Bitcoin (BTC) fork Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is prone to be the biggest impediment going through the appliance.
Industry onlookers will mind Bitmain’s earlier, ill-fated try to file a significant $three billion IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in September 2019, which irreligious after a number of controversies this March.
On Oct. 28, rival Chinese mining agency Canaan Creative filed for an IPO with the U.S. SEC to lift $400 million, eyeing an inventory on Nasdaq below the ticker CAN.
Earlier this month, Bitmain opened what it claims is the “world’s largest” facility for Bitcoin mining in Rockdale, Texas.