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Groupon is IPO'ing in the near future.


Story from NY Times: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/groupon_files_for_ipo_vXThoLrriqYdDWAFVKIhgL?CMP=OTC-rss&FEEDNAME=

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CHICAGO -- Groupon Inc. filed on Thursday to go public, looking to raise up to $750 million, in what would be one of this year's most high-profile IPOs.

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Credit Suisse are the lead underwriters for the IPO of the internet company, which sells discounted goods and services through online deals.

Groupon earned $644.7 million in revenue for the first quarter of 2011, up from $3.3 million in the second quarter of 2009 and $44.2 million in the first quarter of 2010. But it lost $102.7 million in the first quarter.

 

Founded in November 2008, the Chicago-company rebuffed a $6-billion offer from Google Inc. last year and instead sought to pursue a public offering.

Groupon's revenue has grown nearly 20,000 percent from June 2009, as millions of people signed on to take advantage of discounts on everything from pedicures to horseback-riding lessons. Its full-year revenue of $713.3 million for 2010 nearly compares with the $644.7 million it earned just for the first quarter of 2011.

The company, which has deals with nearly 57,000 local merchants in 43 countries and takes a cut from each sale, had sold 28.1 million "Groupons" at the end of March 2011.

Groupon employed more than 7,000 people as of the end of the first quarter -- many of them salespeople who hunt down tie-ups with merchants.

The company plans to trade under the symbol "GRPN." Groupon, which began preparing for an IPO earlier this year, could make its debut in the third quarter, they added at the time.

Groupon plans to use the proceeds from the IPO for general corporate purposes, including acquisitions.

The Groupon filing comes about two weeks after web professional network company LinkedIn Corp. went public on May 19 at $45 a share. The stock soared to over $100 per share and settled at $94 on the first day, which valued the company at a whopping $9 billion.


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#4002   Groupon taps O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul Chicago for FUNMAN 12/15/17 09:30:21 PM
#4001   Brokerages Anticipate Groupon Inc (GRPN) to Announce $0.09 FUNMAN 12/14/17 10:56:11 AM
#4000   Congrats, Silvija! FUNMAN 12/09/17 04:23:07 PM
#3999   The @Groupon family taking over @TimesSquareNYC! FUNMAN 12/04/17 05:47:49 PM
#3998   Groupon's Jennifer Carr-Smith announces that we will match FUNMAN 12/04/17 05:46:44 PM
#3997   I get the news on my own. Goodtimes93 12/04/17 10:41:24 AM
#3996   GRPN / Nasdaq Opening Bell Holiday Celebration FUNMAN 12/04/17 10:06:29 AM
#3995   Groupon, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPN) to Ring The Nasdaq FUNMAN 12/01/17 02:20:12 PM
#3994   Groupon : Red Cross Teams Up with Groupon FUNMAN 11/30/17 06:34:30 PM
#3993   Groupon CTO change to help with next phase FUNMAN 11/30/17 04:34:55 PM
#3992   Best GRPN article in a while FUNMAN 11/30/17 04:10:17 PM
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#3990   GRPN Announces Colin Bodell as Chief Technology Officer FUNMAN 11/28/17 12:43:27 PM
#3989   Groupon names chief technology officer FUNMAN 11/28/17 09:46:30 AM
#3988   Force, Welcome to the board. Good luck with FUNMAN 11/27/17 08:58:44 AM
#3987   Very impressed with performance. I bought in forceofnature 11/27/17 03:07:01 AM
#3986   Honoring the Grouponers who have served our country FUNMAN 11/13/17 04:02:24 PM
#3985   GRPN: Short Interest Update FUNMAN 11/12/17 08:28:08 PM
#3984   Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Invests $37.70 Million in FUNMAN 11/12/17 07:57:34 PM
#3983   Groupon Finally Being Rewarded For 16 Of 17 FUNMAN 11/08/17 10:09:17 PM
#3982   Plenty upside ?? Stockadamus 11/08/17 05:36:19 PM
#3981   Groupon: More Upside Ahead? FUNMAN 11/08/17 10:14:44 AM
#3980   I agree with you FUNMAN 11/07/17 12:27:52 PM
#3979   Still behind the curve. I put Goodtimes93 11/07/17 11:25:58 AM
#3978   Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) PT Raised to $5.50 at FUNMAN 11/07/17 10:31:34 AM
#3977   The problem with share count is 567 million FUNMAN 11/06/17 01:13:11 PM
#3976   Q2 2018 EPS Estimates for Groupon, Inc. Raised FUNMAN 11/06/17 12:57:42 PM
#3975   Share count is less of a problem than Goodtimes93 11/06/17 12:22:10 PM
#3974   As I have mentioned, GRPN is up against FUNMAN 11/06/17 11:18:41 AM
#3973   They are slightly behind the curve Goodtimes93 11/06/17 11:05:17 AM
#3972   GRPN - Given New $4.40 Price Target at FUNMAN 11/06/17 11:01:56 AM
#3971   GRPN - Earns Buy Rating from DA Davidson FUNMAN 11/05/17 05:00:20 PM
#3970   GRPN - Earns Buy Rating from B. Riley FUNMAN 11/05/17 04:58:31 PM
#3969   Piper Jaffray Companies Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Groupon, FUNMAN 11/05/17 01:28:08 PM
#3968   Yes sir the goals is slow but steady. Marioooooo 11/01/17 06:19:44 PM
#3967   It's still only 1¢ EPS, but the trend FUNMAN 11/01/17 01:39:34 PM
#3966   Impressive. I added last week after AMZN earnings. Marioooooo 11/01/17 12:38:52 PM
#3965   Marioooooo, you may have missed your re-entry point. FUNMAN 11/01/17 12:21:02 PM
#3964   GRPN adds some heavy hitters - Groupon hires FUNMAN 11/01/17 12:18:51 PM
#3963   Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) Rating Increased to Market Perform FUNMAN 10/28/17 11:16:30 AM
#3962   Groupon is going loyalty program route as holiday FUNMAN 10/25/17 06:16:05 PM
#3961   Groupon launches mileage earning partnerships - http://bit.ly/2zCIf00 FUNMAN 10/25/17 01:25:02 PM
#3960   GRPN #3 - Meet Chicago’s Top 100 tech FUNMAN 10/24/17 06:05:41 PM
#3959   GRPN is being very Smart... FUNMAN 10/23/17 06:04:47 PM
#3958   GRPN PT Raised to $6.30 FUNMAN 10/22/17 06:18:33 PM
#3957   Groupon, A great place to work - Diversity FUNMAN 10/21/17 02:12:00 PM
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#3953   Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) PT Raised to $6.30 FUNMAN 10/18/17 09:53:50 PM
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