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Twitter’s IPO could now be bigger than Google’s

  • Zachary M. Seward
By Zachary M. Seward

Co-founder and CEO of Quartz

Published This article is more than 2 years old.

Twitter just increased the price range of its initial public offering to between $23 and $25 a share. That would value the company as high as $15.5 billion. And it means Twitter’s IPO could become the second-largest ever by an internet company in the United States—and the largest since Facebook’s IPO last year—in terms of the amount of money raised.

Here’s how Twitter stacks up against other IPOs by internet companies, assuming it sells the maximum 80.5 million shares and prices them at the top of its new price range, $25. It’s an incomplete list, but Facebook and Google are widely regarded to be the two largest internet IPOs ever, as measured by the amount raised, and Twitter could sneak in between the two:

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