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Employees at red-hot startups like Uber and Pinterest will soon be able to cash in their shares. Here are the 5 companies whose lockup expirations could spark a flood of selling.

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  • The market for initial public offerings started the year red-hot, with unicorns like Uber and Pinterest raising billions in their public debuts.
  • But after a series of IPO flops and a pulled listing from co-working giant WeWork, newly public firms have started lagging behind the broader market — and the pain could get even worse.
  • When companies go public, insiders such as employees are subject to a lockup period, or a specific set of time after the IPO when they can’t sell their shares.
  • The lockup period on several of 2019’s largest IPOs are set to expire read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com