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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.


Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/groupon_files_for_ipo_vXThoLrriqYdDWAFVKIhgL#ixzz1OGbW04iU"


 
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#3840   Looking for that Groupon discount. AJ331 02/17/17 12:55:38 AM
#3839   This has legs. Long way Goodtimes93 02/15/17 01:38:28 PM
#3838   Amazing day here! Go GRPN! nycrew 02/15/17 11:00:46 AM
#3837   Range bound and back to $23.50 for sure, HMONNY 02/15/17 10:30:07 AM
#3836   Yep. Had a great couple Goodtimes93 02/15/17 09:47:25 AM
#3835   Agree, and that rocketship we have in the HMONNY 02/15/17 09:36:43 AM
#3834   Let's see how it goes. The Goodtimes93 02/15/17 09:22:06 AM
#3833   Back over $4, my straggle didn't make as HMONNY 02/15/17 09:08:32 AM
#3832   Good day so far. Cronek 02/14/17 11:44:49 AM
#3831   Any thoughts on hedges going into earnings? Goodtimes93 02/11/17 10:43:57 AM
#3830   Groupon, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average nycrew 02/10/17 08:04:37 AM
#3829   Nice. It will move with the Goodtimes93 02/08/17 11:58:16 AM
#3828   Going to straggle the $3.50 call/putt day before HMONNY 02/08/17 11:31:01 AM
#3827   Did like it as well. I Goodtimes93 02/07/17 02:36:04 PM
#3826   whats your thought on Fit as a buyout candidate? HMONNY 02/07/17 02:31:27 PM
#3825   We need a tweet. Still looking Goodtimes93 02/07/17 11:15:46 AM
#3824   lol, 10YR about to drop below 2.4% but HMONNY 02/07/17 11:09:50 AM
#3823   Will do. Can give you the Goodtimes93 02/07/17 11:02:41 AM
#3822   Haha, lets revisit on the 14th.. HMONNY 02/07/17 10:53:38 AM
#3821   Drinks on me. I can write the Goodtimes93 02/07/17 10:38:07 AM
#3820   Yup watching as we speak, looks like this HMONNY 02/07/17 10:34:50 AM
#3819   Very true. Unless you are exercising Goodtimes93 02/07/17 10:32:42 AM
#3818   OH no i agree, i see a buyout HMONNY 02/07/17 10:29:18 AM
#3817   They are cheap but not very liquid. Goodtimes93 02/07/17 10:20:14 AM
#3816   Thinking about the Feb1717 puts @ $3.50. If HMONNY 02/07/17 10:08:55 AM
#3815   yeah i was in and out of GDX HMONNY 02/06/17 11:01:58 AM
#3814   The put may be a good bet. Goodtimes93 02/06/17 10:55:29 AM
#3813   On the side note, i know we're both HMONNY 02/06/17 10:39:02 AM
#3812   Fair assessment. I was betting higher Goodtimes93 02/06/17 10:28:29 AM
#3811   I still think they're a buyout candidate at HMONNY 02/06/17 10:19:39 AM
#3810   Is the Groupon Comeback Done for Good? FUNMAN 01/20/17 03:08:19 PM
#3809   Alibaba has no plans to buy Groupon - StreetInsider FUNMAN 01/13/17 06:18:00 PM
#3808   Neither company has denied this rumor. Should aschalfant 01/13/17 09:04:57 AM
#3807   Guys, this might be legit. If Alibaba truly jones99 01/13/17 04:11:02 AM
#3806   Groupon (GRPN) Stock: Spiking On Takeover Chatter FUNMAN 01/12/17 04:50:35 PM
#3805   Ok, so i was right. I'm waiting for MarginMan 12/29/16 02:57:06 PM
#3804   I think Once 3.50 breaks its gonna nose MarginMan 12/23/16 01:24:20 PM
#3803   Probably going to see low 3s here soon. MarginMan 12/19/16 07:30:36 PM
#3802   Picked up 1k @groupon Let's RoLL! Here comes KICK1 12/18/16 02:21:54 PM
#3801   50 day MA just broke through 200dma. Down MarginMan 12/15/16 04:32:53 PM
#3800   Well, looks like I'm right in the short MarginMan 12/14/16 12:45:05 PM
#3799   Lmao...ok good luck ;-) PennyPicksPro 12/13/16 02:28:25 PM
#3798   Good. I want to take advantage of this goarmy2020 12/13/16 02:20:14 PM
#3797   Lmao I'm loading. Grabbed a bunch of 3.71-3.73 ;-) PennyPicksPro 12/13/16 02:15:33 PM
#3796   I'm out. There are too many other good goarmy2020 12/13/16 09:45:22 AM
#3795   I'm in short Cronek 12/12/16 11:49:38 AM
#3794   It's taking everything I have not to dump goarmy2020 12/12/16 09:53:23 AM
#3793   Just stay patient with this one , it Xxmatty87xx 12/09/16 02:59:04 PM
#3792   Nope lol Cronek 12/09/16 02:55:54 PM
#3791   I think you're right 11JR11 12/09/16 10:36:46 AM
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