RE/MAX Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
August 21, 2013 // Franchising.com // Denver, CO - RE/MAX, one of the world's leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The RE/MAX brand name has held the number one market share in the U.S. and Canada since 1999. The timing, number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. RE/MAX intends to apply to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange.
Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan will act as joint book-running managers for the offering. Perella Weinberg Partners is acting as advisor to RE/MAX.
Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Morgan Stanley, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, or telephone: 1-866-718-1649, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org; BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department or email: email@example.com; or J.P. Morgan, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or telephone: 1-866-803-9204.
The registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, but has not yet become effective. The registration statement had previously been submitted on a confidential basis under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor may there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus.
RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, with an innovative, entrepreneurial culture affording RE/MAX agents and franchisees the flexibility to operate their businesses with great independence. With over 90,000 agents and a global reach of more than 90 countries, RE/MAX is recognized as one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services. Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX.
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