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IPO Shift4 Payments

Integrated payment solutions
Medium risk

Net revenues in 2018-2019

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Investment Idea Details
The Company

Shift4 Payments was founded in 1999 and is a leading provider of integrated payment processing and technology solutions.

Through the Shift4 Model, the company offers software providers a single integration to an end-to-end payments offering, a powerful gateway and a robust suite of technology solutions (including cloud enablement, business intelligence, analytics, and mobile) to enhance the value of their software suites and simplify payment acceptance.

Market Opportunity

The market opportunity is large and growing. According to the January 2019 issue of The Nilson Report, purchase volume on cards in the United States is expected to reach $10.4 trillion by 2027 from $5.5 trillion in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate, or CAGR, of approximately 7%.

The convergence of payments and software is transforming global commerce. Shift4 software partners and merchants are seeking a bundled integrated payment and software solution to introduce operating efficiencies and enhance consumer experiences.


Substantial and increasingly intense competition worldwide in the financial services, payments and payment technology industries may adversely affect overall business and operations.

The recent novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, global pandemic has had and is expected to continue to have a material adverse effect on business and results of operations.


Shift4 Payments (FOUR) plans to raise $300M by offering 15 million shares at a price range of $19 to $21. At the higher end of the proposed range, FOUR would command a fully diluted market value of $1.7 billion.

We estimate that FOUR market cap after an IPO will be around $3B. The expected return on investment is above average (more than 40%).

How IPO Investments Work
1. Collection of funds

2-3 weeks before the start of the company publishes information about the opening of trading: financial statements for 3 years, a description of the company's business, plans for the future, as well as the risks that management sees in their own business. We analyze such offers and publish the best ones. Investors apply for deposits. Before the deadline for applications, you can change the request or cancel it.

02 Jun
Threshold amount
2. Buy shares

We submit one large application for the purchase of shares by pre-subscription with reduced price to large investors. The application may be rejected in part or in full. Over the past three years, our applications have been rejected only three times. The next day, or every other day, we'll know at what price and at what percentage the order is executed, and we'll post it on «The my investment page».

Submit applications before
03 Jun
3. Start Bidding

The price of shares is rising from the first day due to the demand of investors deprived of the opportunity to buy shares before trading. Most of the stocks we've been recommending buying over the past three years have been starting to trade on the stock exchange at tens of percent higher than the price at which customers bought the shares. There comes a Lock up period when it is forbidden to sell shares purchased by subscription. Typically lasts 3 months.

Start Bidding
05 Jun
Return forecast
High (above 40%)
4. Receiving profit

After the expiration of the Lock Up period, the investment is automatically closed and the investor receives a profit on account of the deduction commissions UT. You can always view the results of your past investments in investment archive.

08 Sep
Early profit fixation

Although no shares are allowed to be sold during the lock-up period, our traders seek to offer investors fixed profit by way of using various financial instruments, including forwards, options, short positions etc.

From the investor’s point of view this means that he or she may close an investment by paying a certain part of its value (as a rule, approximately 15 percent). This is due to high prices for the instruments which are employed to ensure availability of fixed profit. As such, you shall press any relevant button in the Investor Account as soon as it is active.

The closing procedure is similar to commencement of investment business. You shall file a bid which is executed within a business day by UT. So, your investment is closed at the price currently prevailing on the stock exchange. However, we rarely recommend using this feature, since upon expiry of an applicable lock-up period the average performance is higher.



3 per cent of the share price. This fee is charged as soon as your investment bid is confirmed.


1.75 per cent of the purchase price paid for your shares as soon as trading is closed. This fee is charged upon closure of any relevant investment.


20 per cent of the profit your derive. This fee is charged only if you show positive performance as of the moment any relevant investment is closed.


Usually, 15 per cent (depends on the stock exchange environment). It is calculated per each investment individually.

Advantages Enjoyed by Those Investing with United Traders


Our risk managers ensure proper support throughout the entire transaction. Moreover, you may call them on +7 495 646-15-57 or 8 800 333-66-81 or visit our office, if a more detailed discussion is needed.


Such an approach allows it to limit extra risks related to bankruptcy of start-ups and considerably increase profit vs investors purchasing shares on open Market.


Millions of dollars are required to buy shares on a subscription basis. We have generated a pool of traders and investors which enables any newbie to participate in any transaction as aforesaid by investing just USD50 or more.

Invest in IPO Shift4 Payments

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