Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed public offering of 12,230,000 shares of its Class A common stock by certain selling stockholders. In addition, the underwriters will have an option to purchase up to 1,834,500 additional shares from the selling stockholders.
The selling stockholders will receive all of the proceeds from this offering. No shares are being sold by Vantiv.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, the representatives of the underwriters of Vantiv’s recent initial public offering of its Class A common stock, have agreed to waive lock up restrictions with respect to 14,064,500 shares of Vantiv’s Class A common stock to be sold by the selling stockholders and a director in connection with the proposed offering.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC will be acting as lead joint book-running managers and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS Securities LLC will be acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Inc. and William Blair & Company, L.L.C. will be acting as co-managers.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus, when available, 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:
; or Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, or telephone: 1-800-221-1037, or email:
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.