Chinese bitcoin miner joins Opera’s $115m Nasdaq IPO

Opera’s planned $115m Nasdaq IPO now has a cryptocurrency angle after Bitmain, a Chinese bitcoin miner, joined the deal as an anchor investor.

  • By John Loh
  • 03 Jul 2018


The issuer’s filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission last Friday said it is working with CICC and Citi as bookrunners.

The American Depositary Share listing has received commitments from Bitmain, the world’s largest manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining equipment, as well as US venture investor IDG ...

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