Oct 22, 2018 - Economy

Report: CrowdStrike hires Goldman Sachs for IPO

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Crowdstrike is in talks with Goldman Sachs to lead its initial public offering (IPO), which is expected early next year, Reuters' Liana Baker and Carl O'Donnell report.

The trend: While most cybersecurity companies don’t make it to the IPO stage, instead opting for the acquisition route, Crowdstrike is joining a growing list cyber firms that have chosen to go public. It's unclear whether Crowdstrike's stock price will trade at or above the IPO price.

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