PE-backed Ping Identity sets IPO pricing terms


Ping Identity, a security solutions provider, has priced its IPO of 12.5 million shares at between $14 and $16 per share. The stock will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PING.” Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets and Citigroup will serve as lead underwriters. Ping Identity is backed by Vista Equity Partners.

PRESS RELEASE

DENVER—September 9, 2019—Ping Identity Holding Corp. (“Ping Identity”) today announced that it has launched the roadshow for the initial public offering of its common stock. Ping Identity is offering 12,500,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The initial public offering price is currently expected to be between $14.00 and $16.00 per share. Ping Identity intends to grant the underwriters the right to purchase up to an additional 1,875,000 shares on the same terms and conditions. The shares have been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PING.”

Ping Identity intends to use the net proceeds received from this offering to repay a portion of its outstanding borrowings under its credit facilities.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, BofA Merrill Lynch, RBC Capital Markets and Citigroup will act as lead book-running managers for the proposed offering, and Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, and Wells Fargo Securities will act as book-running managers for the proposed offering. Raymond James, Stifel, William Blair, Mizuho Securities and Oppenheimer & Co. will act as co-managers for the proposed offering.

The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, by telephone at 1-866-471-2526, or by e-mail at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; or BofA Merrill Lynch, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by e-mail at dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com; or RBC Capital Markets, LLC, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, by telephone at 1-877-822-4089, or by e-mail at equityprospectus@rbccm.com; or Citigroup Global Markets Inc. c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at (800) 831-9146.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy 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, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Ping Identity
Ping Identity is pioneering Intelligent Identity. We help enterprises achieve Zero Trust identity-defined security and more personalized, streamlined user experiences. The Ping Intelligent Identity™ platform provides customers, employees, partners and, increasingly, IoT, with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications and APIs, while also managing identity and profile data at scale. We provide flexible options to extend hybrid IT environments and accelerate digital business initiatives with multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, access management, intelligent API security, directory and data governance capabilities.