Element Partners-backed AquaVenture Holdings files for IPO

Tampa-based water purification solutions provider AquaVenture Holdings LLC has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. The company plans on trading the stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WAAS.” Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities and RBC Capital Markets are serving as the lead underwriters. AquaVenture’s backers include Element Partners.


TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AquaVenture Holdings LLC today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not been determined. AquaVenture Holdings has applied to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WAAS.”

Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities and RBC Capital Markets are acting as joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters. Canaccord Genuity and Raymond James are acting as co-managers.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, (Telephone: (800) 831-9146), from Deutsche Bank Securities, Attention: Prospectus Department, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005 (Telephone: (800) 503-4611, Email: prospectus.cpdg@db.com), and from RBC Capital Markets, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281-8098; Attention: Equity Syndicate; Telephone: (877) 822-4089; Email: equityprospectus@rbccm.com.
A registration statement related to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, 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 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.

About AquaVenture Holdings
AquaVenture Holdings is a provider of Water-as-a-Service (WAASTM) solutions that offer customers a reliable and cost-effective source of clean drinking and process water primarily under long-term contracts that minimize capital investment by the customer. AquaVenture Holdings is composed of two operating platforms: Quench, a U.S.-based provider of Point-of-Use, or POU, filtered water systems and related services to more than 40,000 institutional and commercial customers; and Seven Seas Water, a multinational provider of desalination and wastewater treatment solutions, providing 7 billion gallons of potable, high purity industrial grade and ultra-pure water per year to governmental, municipal, industrial and hospitality customers.