October 12, 2020 | technology | No Comments
Online game platform Roblox said Monday that on a confidential basis it had submitted a draft registration statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission for a public offering of common stock.
The San Mateo, Calif., company said it hasn’t determined the number of Class A common shares it will sell and at what price.
Roblox said it intends to commence the public offering following completion of the SEC review.
The company is aiming for a public valuation of about $8 billion, Reuters reported earlier this month.
That would double the $4 billion valuation it got in a $150 million fundraising round in February led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. The VC firm said in February that the platform reached more than 115 million monthly users.
The company hosts millions of games that are built by its users, who then get a share of any related revenue.
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