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Spotify Files for an IPO

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

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    Spotify has filed for an IPO. The company will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker name SPOT.

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  2. shawnhyphenray


    I thought they were starting to have some trouble (like financially)?
  3. SkyGrowsBigger


    That's likely one of the reasons they're raising equity with an IPO
  4. shawnhyphenray


    oh true I didn't think about that
  5. DandonTRJ

    ~~~ヾ(^∇^ Supporter

    They have multiple lawsuits pending against them, including a class action I helped bring against them at my old job. They're basically hoping their proposed class action settlement gets court approval and that the Music Modernization Act passes to give them a clean slate going forward (which won't take care of the individual suits brought prior to 2018, and maybe not even ones brought in/after 2018 if the MMA's blanket immunity grant is found to be an unconstitutional taking, but that seems to be the current plan, at any rate).
  6. Iamhollywood315


    I fucking hate spotify. I can't do the UI on it its trash. Apple Music while i have some complaints its better than Spotify. I just wish we had Rdio still. I'll never not be bitter about that platform.
  7. SuNDaYSTaR

    Regular Prestigious

    Although I certainly don't hate Spotify like you do, I, too, miss Rdio big time.