Uber Technologies Inc. raised $8.1 billion in its initial public offering after pricing shares near the bottom of their marketed range.
The ride-hailing company sold 180 million shares for $45 each, according to a statement May 9. It had marketed them for $44 to $50 apiece.
Based on the amount of stock outstanding after the offering, the IPO price gives San Francisco-based Uber a market value of almost $74 billion, below its last private market value of $76 billion. The fully diluted value, including restricted stock units and other shares, could be about $82 billion.
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