Money transfer company Wise has announced plans to go public through a direct listing in London. The news provides a boost for the U.K. government and regulators who are fearful that homegrown tech companies were looking to go public in other jurisdictions. Wise, founded in 2011 by Estonian businessmen Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann, said on Thursday the company would be seeking the...
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