Airbnb on Monday filed for a $1 billion initial public offering, which is expected to price in December.
Financials: Airbnb reports nearly a $700 million net loss on $2.5 billion in revenue for the first nine months of 2020, versus a $322 million net loss on $3.7 billion in revenue for the year earlier period. But it also reports $219 million in profits for the third quarter of 2020.
- The company was profitable in 2017 and 2018, but lost money in 2019.
Investors: Airbnb raised around $6.4 billion from venture capital and private equity firms. It was valued at $31 billion in a late 2017 round, but at only $18 billion when it secured an emergency equity and debt round in the pandemic's early days.
- Major shareholders include Silver Lake, Sequoia Capital,, Founders Fund, Accel, DST Global and Greystar Real Estate.