Starlink IPO

SpaceX is hard at work building its satellite-internet business, Starlink. Rumours surrounding a Starlink IPO have surfaced and investors are readily awaiting further news. Learn more about the anticipated listing and how to trade it with IG.

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Starlink IPO

SpaceX is hard at work building its satellite-internet business, Starlink. Rumours surrounding a Starlink IPO have surfaced and investors are readily awaiting further news. Learn more about the anticipated listing and how to trade it with IG.

Call 0800 195 3100 or email newaccounts.uk@ig.com to talk about opening a trading account. We’re here 24 hours a day, from 8am Saturday to 10pm Friday.

Contact us: 0800 195 3100

Why trade Starlink IPO with IG?

Trade before the IPO

If a grey market is available, you can get exposure to the company before the listing by trading its predicted market cap

Speculate on Starlink

Buy or sell Starlink shares with leveraged exposure via spread betting or CFD trading

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When is the Starlink IPO?

There is no confirmed date for the Starlink IPO. Plans for the listing were announced by SpaceX in February 2020, but the company’s chief operating officer did not reveal when the listing is likely to happen. Some reports state that it may take several years.

How to trade the Starlink IPO

You could trade the Starlink IPO before the listing if a grey market is available, or after the listing once shares are available.

  • Before the listing
  • After the listing

IG could offer a ‘grey market’ ahead of the Starlink listing. Our grey market price will be based on our prediction of Starlink’s market capitalisation at the end of its first trading day.

With our exclusive grey market, you can:

  • ‘Buy’ (go long) if you think the market cap will be higher than the price indicated
  • ‘Sell’ (go short) if you think the market cap will be lower than the price indicated

What is a grey market and how does it work?

You could trade or buy Starlink shares after the listing.

With IG, you can:

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What will Starlink’s IPO value be?

Starlink’s IPO value will depend on market conditions at the time of the listing and the performance of its parent company, SpaceX, which was estimated to be worth $33 billion in May 2019.

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What is the Starlink business model?

Starlink is SpaceX’s satellite network aimed at providing worldwide internet access at very high speeds. The network consists of satellites that send information to ground receivers to provide the broadband coverage. There are currently around 240 Starlink satellites orbiting Earth, with batches of 60 being deployed at a time. Starlink’s internet service is expected to be fully operational by the end of 2020.

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How do IPOs work?

IPOs – short for ‘initial public offerings’ – happen when a company decides to list its shares on an exchange. This means the public can then buy or trade the shares. IPOs can create a lot of public interest, especially if the company is doing well. To learn more about IPOs and how they work, watch this short video.

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