Investors could get their first look at hundreds of pages of detailed information about Uber Technologies as soon as Thursday, as the ride-hailing giant gears up to publicly file for an initial public offering (IPO). The global ride-hailing company will kick off a road show to market shares to potential investors this month and would begin trading publicly in May, said people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Uber is seeking to raise about $10bn, one of the people said. The offering is expected to be the largest US IPO in 2019 and among the 10 largest of all time. While Uber has released partial financial results for years, its IPO filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will provide the first complete look at its numbers and operations. Prospective investors are hungry for the minutiae, and they are now armed with ride-hailing rival Lyft’s March listing as a reference point for picking apart Uber’s busin...

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