Didi Chuxing (Didi), the largest ride-hailing platform in China, is rumored to IPO in Hong Kong in the second half of the year at the soonest, our sister site has reported (in Chinese).

In what could be one of the most highly anticipated IPOs this year, the company is said to be considering other listing structures—not excluding the possibility of pursuing the weighed voting rights structure recently introduced in Hong Kong Stock Exchange to incentivize Chinese tech companies but is still not allowed by Chinese regulators.

According to Hong Kong Economic Times (in Chinese), Didi has started seeking consultation from various investment banks last month regarding the IPO preparation. The company is also reportedly looking for potential investors.

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Nicole Jao

Nicole Jao is a reporter based in Beijing. She’s passionate about emerging trends, news, and stories of human interest within the world of technology. Connect with her on Twitter or via email: nicole.jao.iting@gmail.com.