Cryptocurrency miner Phoenix Group (PHX) closed its initial public offering on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), saying it was 33 times oversubscribed.
The UAE-based company said last week it would issue 907,323,529 shares at a price of Dh1.50 per share, targeting Dh1.36 billion ($368 million), with investors receiving 17.64% of the company’s equity. shares.
Phoenix Group provides mining services through managed services and cloud-based services (customers rent computing power). It also operates a cryptocurrency exchange called M2, powered by its native Ethereum-based token MMX.
The UAE is one of the most progressive jurisdictions when it comes to providing regulatory transparency for Crypto assets, with both Dubai and Abu Dhabi launching frameworks that provide clear guidance on the handling of different types of assets and what activities are allowed and prohibited. Legal clarity may give companies an advantage when attracting investment.
The company said it was oversubscribed 180 times by retail investors and 22 times by professional investors.
The stock is scheduled to begin trading on December 4.
Edited by Sheldon Ryback.
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