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Compass CEO Robert Reffkin (Compass, Getty)

Compass revenue soars 80% in Q1

UPDATED, May 12 2021, 6:35 p.m.: The bar was set high for Compass’ first quarterly earnings report as a public company. The brokerage, which went public on April 1, reported $1.1 billion in revenue...

Compass revenue soars 80% in Q1
Robert Reffkin and Raleigh, North Carolina (Getty, iStock)

Compass opens new office in booming North Carolina

Post-IPO, Compass is back to business as usual when it comes to expansions and acquisitions. The brokerage announced Thursday...

Compass opens new office in booming North Carolina
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son and Compass CEO Robert Reffkin (Getty, Compass)

SoftBank buys $72M of Compass stock

SoftBank has upped its stake in Compass, shelling out $72 million to buy stock in the newly public company. The tech giant, already Compass’ largest shareholder, purchased 4 million shares on April 6 at...

SoftBank buys $72M of Compass stock
Clockwise from left: Ori Allon, Robert Citrone, Robert Reffkin and Masayoshi Son (Getty/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

Here’s who made bank in Compass’ IPO

UPDATED, April 7, 2021, 6:05 p.m.: Compass’ initial public offering last week made its founders and top executives millions — or billions in the case of its largest investor, SoftBank Group, at least on...

Here’s who made bank in Compass’ IPO
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Just listed: A recap of Compass’ IPO

Compass’ first day as a publicly traded company is in the books. The result so far? Neither a rousing success nor an epic failure. After a tumultuous 36 hours, in which the residential brokerage...

Just listed: A recap of Compass’ IPO
Robert Reffkin and Ori Allon (Getty, iStock)

What you need to know about Compass’ IPO this week

Compass’ hotly anticipated IPO is finally (almost) here. The venture capital-backed residential firm is set to go public in...

What you need to know about Compass’ IPO this week
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin and Side CEO Guy Gal (Getty, Twitter, iStock)

Compass and Side are both unicorns. How different are they?

No sooner did the venture capital-backed brokerage Side achieve unicorn status last week than the comparisons to Compass started...

Compass and Side are both unicorns. How different are they?
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin (Getty, iStock)

Compass seeks $10B tech valuation

Compass is aiming to go public at a $10 billion valuation, positioning itself as a tech company rather than a traditional brokerage. The New York-based firm said it will offer 36 million shares priced...

Compass seeks $10B tech valuation
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin (iStock, Getty/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

How much Compass paid to scale up

Since 2018, Compass has spent more than $300 million to scale its business, buying other brokerages and tech companies to support its “end-to-end platform,” according to the company’s IPO filing. Backed by $1.5 billion...

How much Compass paid to scale up
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