Slack has confidentially filed for a direct listing that will allow SoftBank Vision Fund, Comcast Ventures and Alphabet unit GV to sell shares.

US-based messaging platform developer Slack Technologies confirmed yesterday that it has confidentially filed for a public listing that would enable corporates Alphabet, Comcast and SoftBank to exit. The company intends to follow the lead of music streaming platform Spotify by eschewing a traditional initial public offering in favour of a direct listing that would involve…

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