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|Vantiv Launches Initial Public Offering|
Cincinnati, Ohio – March 8, 2012 – Vantiv, Inc. (“Vantiv”) announced today that it launched its registered underwritten initial public offering of 29,412,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public between $16.00 and $18.00 per share. The underwriters of this offering have been granted an option, exercisable within 30 days, to purchase up to an additional 4,411,800 shares of Class A common stock from Vantiv and the selling stockholders on the same terms and conditions to cover over-allotments, if any.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC are acting as lead joint book-running managers and Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., UBS Securities LLC, Jefferies & Company, Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., William Blair & Company, L.L.C. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as co-managers.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or telephone: 1-866-803-9204; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, or telephone: 1-866-718-1649, or email: email@example.com; or Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, or telephone: 1-800-221-1037, or email: 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 these securities be accepted prior to the time that 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.