Uber IPO: 5 things you need to know about potentially the biggest IPO in years

Uber Technologies Inc. moved a step closer to a mammoth initial public offering on Thursday, providing a wealth of information about its various businesses in a prospectus filing but leaving out a key piece of information of interest to IPO watchers: How big will the offering be?

Reports suggest Uber’s UBER, +0.00% offering will be in the ballpark of other big IPOs that have taken place on the U.S. market in recent years, though exact details remain unknown. Facebook Inc. FB, +0.90% raised $16 billion through its 2012 offering, while Visa Inc. V, +1.13% raised almost $18 billion in 2008 and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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