We filed a registration statement with the SEC today regarding a proposed IPO. We’re now in what’s known as a “quiet period,” and during this time SEC rules limit our ability to provide more details than what’s in the press release below and in the registration statement. We appreciate your understanding these limitations and as always thank you all for your support!
Lending Club Files S-1 Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 27, 2014 – Lending Club, the world’s largest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Goldman, Sachs & Co. will act as joint lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the proposed offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. is also acting as book-running manager for the proposed offering. Allen & Company LLC is acting as lead manager, with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, BMO Capital Markets Corp., William Blair & Company, L.L.C., and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acting as co-managers for the proposed offering.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014; from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: (866) 471-2526, or email: email@example.com; or Citigroup Global Markets Inc. c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, by calling (800) 831-9146 or by emailing a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
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