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Nov 10 (Businesshala) – Shares of Expensify Inc. rose nearly 47% on its market debut, valuing the expense management platform at nearly $3.87 billion, adding its name to a growing roster of technology companies that have made a mark for tech. High investor appetite has cashed in. stock.
Shares of Portland, Oregon-based Expensify opened at $39.75. The company sold 9.73 million shares in its initial public offering at $27 per piece, topping the previously announced price range, raising $262.7 million.
The fintech platform, founded in 2008, is a cloud-based expense management software for small and medium-sized businesses. The company allows customers to scan and reimburse receipts from flights, hotels, coffee shops, office supplies and ride shares.
US markets have seen a flurry of debuts this year from tech companies such as enterprise automation software UiPath Inc and Coupang Inc.
In October, shares of coding platform GitLab jumped nearly 35% above its offer price at its market debut, giving it a valuation of $14.9 billion. JP Morgan, Citigroup and Bank of America are the principal underwriters of the offering. (Reporting by Manya Saini in Bengaluru; Editing by Krishna Chandra Eluri)