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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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#3866   The Groupon Inc (GRPN) Downgraded by Wedbush to Neutral FUNMAN 04/24/17 09:50:33 PM
#3865   Norges Bank Acquires Shares of 3,391,578 Groupon Inc (GRPN) John442w30 04/22/17 07:43:04 PM
#3864   Piper says own Groupon into Q1 results Piper FUNMAN 04/20/17 11:28:47 AM
#3863   Let's see how the shorts react. Goodtimes93 04/20/17 08:30:17 AM
#3862   Must be Good News for them to have John442w30 04/20/17 08:16:49 AM
#3861   4-star analyst Samuel Kemp from Piper Jaffray reiterated John442w30 04/20/17 08:14:39 AM
#3860   Groupon lays off 100 in Chicago FUNMAN 04/15/17 01:10:37 PM
#3859   15 @ most tender boroborough 04/06/17 07:54:28 AM
#3858   3.70 and dropping. CashMoneyNY 04/05/17 03:58:05 PM
#3857   Traffic to the website has dropped from 111 CashMoneyNY 04/05/17 02:49:40 PM
#3856   Guess I was right again might go as CashMoneyNY 04/04/17 08:47:21 PM
#3855   Very Bearish on Grpn 3.60+ imo CashMoneyNY 04/03/17 10:19:00 AM
#3854   This one of those stocks that if it Jackthehorse1926 04/02/17 10:16:03 AM
#3853   Abandon Ship!!! CashMoneyNY 03/29/17 09:00:13 AM
#3852   Barclays negative on Groupon FUNMAN 03/29/17 08:54:09 AM
#3851   Sky Fund acquiring Groupon Israel - Very interesting FUNMAN 03/27/17 09:52:25 AM
#3850   Short Interest in Groupon Inc (GRPN) Rises By 16.4% FUNMAN 03/26/17 02:14:32 PM
#3849   Heading back to $3 CashMoneyNY 03/22/17 09:30:02 AM
#3848   Solid techincals may enter Bullish3892 03/17/17 11:16:21 AM
#3847   GRPN Lays Off Remaining Workers At LivingSocial After FUNMAN 03/17/17 09:05:30 AM
#3846   Nice Volume today (Heavy Day) 10,558,962 @ 2:11 FUNMAN 03/16/17 02:11:35 PM
#3845   GRPN Stake Increased by A.R.T. Advisors LLC FUNMAN 03/15/17 06:44:46 PM
#3844   Timber!!! CashMoneyNY 03/14/17 10:25:19 AM
#3843   $4 has held strong, shouldn't go any lower. HMONNY 03/03/17 12:14:09 PM
#3842   This is the best time to stick with BurntNAlive 02/25/17 02:06:29 AM
#3841   Abandon Ship CashMoneyNY 02/24/17 09:06:31 AM
#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
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