KKR portfolio company Laureate Education has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms and the stock exchange that will list the stock have yet to be set. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital Inc are serving as the lead underwriters. Based in Baltimore, Laureate Education is a for-profit college network.
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — October 2, 2015 — Laureate Education, Inc. today announced that it has 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 Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered, the price range and the stock exchange listing for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Barclays Capital Inc. are acting as joint lead book-running managers and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, BMO Capital Markets Corp., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., KKR Capital Markets LLC and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are also acting as book-running managers for the proposed offering.
The proposed 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: Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, or by calling toll-free at (800) 221-1037, or by e-mail at email@example.com; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014; or Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling toll-free at (888) 603-5847, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. 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 shall 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 Laureate Education
Laureate Education is the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions, with more than one million students enrolled across 88 institutions in 28 countries on more than 200 campuses. In 1999, Laureate Education made its first investment in global higher education and, since that time, we have developed into the global leader in higher education. We offer high-quality undergraduate, graduate and specialized programs in a wide range of disciplines that generate strong interest from students and provide attractive employment prospects.