Coupons.com has filed for a $100 million IPO
Coupons.com has filed an S-1 document with the SEC for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Coupons.com would be trading under the symbol “COUP” and plans to raise $100 million. Goldman, Sachs & Co., Allen & Company LLC, BofA Merrill Lynch, and RBC Capital Markets are the underwriters for the IPO.
“We are an ‘emerging growth company’ as defined under the federal securities laws and, as such, may elect to comply with certain reduced public company reporting requirements for future filings,” said Coupons.com in their SEC filing. Coupons.com is one of the largest online coupon companies with around 940 million transactions taking place on their website taking place in the first 9 months of 2013. This includes customers using digital coupons and redeeming codes through their platform. This is up 49% from a year ago.
Coupons.com has over 700 consumer packaged companies, representing 2,000 brands, and retailers that cover about 58,000 physical stores in North America. Coupons.com hit around 17 million monthly unique visitors on average. Their mobile apps have been downloaded around 7 million times.
Coupons.com acquired Yub for $30 million this past December. They also acquired KitchMe in March 2013. Coupons.com was founded in 1998 and raised around $277 million in VC funding. In the 9 months ended September 30, 2013, the company generated around $115.3 million in revenues. This is up 51% for the same period in 2012. However, Coupons.com seems to be operating at a loss.