San Francisco (APA / Reuters) – Uber Uber Uber service is expanding before its expected IPO tenure in the Middle East with a billion-dollar purchase. For $ 3.1 billion (2.7 billion euros) is taken over the competitor Careem, the US company said Tuesday after long negotiations. It would pay $ 1.4 billion in cash and $ 1.7 billion in convertible bonds.
After a series of overseas sales, Uber is strengthening its position in the highly competitive region. The Careem brand should be retained. Among the investors who are worth around $ 2 billion and are active in 98 cities, there is a trip next to Chinese competitor Didi Chuxing and a Saudi Kingdom Holding investor Daimler.
Uber is expected to launch its IPO in April with a road show. On Wall Street is expected with a bang: The market valuation should be at least $ 100 billion.
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