Sep 30, 2019 - Economy

WeWork will withdraw IPO filing

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WeWork announced Monday that it would formally pull its IPO filing after a tumultuous series of weeks saw its valuation plummet and the departure of CEO Adam Neumann, per CNBC.

The big picture, via Axios' Dan Primack: The company's new CEOs, Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham, have already made a variety of moves to shore up the company's finances. It currently has around $2 billion of cash on hand and is owed another $1.5 billion next year from shareholder SoftBank, with reports that SoftBank may increase its investment if it can change the original deal terms.

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