Rivian today showed that individuals “will come” even before you assemble it. Today, the electric truck maker raised an enormous $11.9 billion in its first sale of stock (IPO). This is the greatest so far this year and the 6th biggest ever on a US trade. It bests Uber which brought $8.1 billion up in 2019.
The organization, established in 2009, is presently esteemed at more than $77 billion — almost however many conventional organizations Ford and General Motors. It was briefly esteemed at $104 billion after exchanging started.
Offers were presented at $78 each — over the recently assessed cost somewhere in the range of $57 and $62, appearing there’s a sharp obligation to purchase. Very useful for an organization with basically no income from real vehicle deals.
Maxim Manturov, Head of Investment Research at Freedom Finance Europe, just before the IPO, explained:
“Rivian’s two consumer products, the Rivian R1T and Rivian R1S received over 48,390 pre-orders as of the end of September, while its commercial vehicle, Rivian EDV, received substantial orders and investments from Amazon.
By 2025, Amazon will possess 100,000 Edv’s, with 10,000 to be bought before the finish of 2022.”
Portage will be delivering its F-150 Lightning truck in 2022, and like the Rivian R1T, it likewise has a 480km driving reach. Be that as it may, the F-150 is more than $20k less expensive than Rivian. Up until now, the F-150 has gotten 120,000 reservations.
Further, Tesla’s cybertruck has an announced reservation excess of an enormous 1.3 million and will cost shoppers somewhere in the range of $40,000 and $78,000 — the last option with every one of the extravagant accessories.
Rivian hasn’t got a big name CEO. Be that as it may, the present news shows a solid obligation to electric vehicle fabricating. It’s a reward for supportable portability.