Private equity firm Legion Capital Corporation has priced its IPO of 4 million shares at $1.25 per share. The company is planning on listing the stock on the NASDAQ. J. Bradley Hilton, grandson of fabled hotelier Conrad Hilton, leads Legion Capital.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Legion Capital Corporation, a leading private equity firm led by J. Bradley Hilton, has announced the initial sale of its shares to the public as of April 27, 2017. The Initial Public Offering of 4 million shares at $1.25 per share is issued pursuant to a Regulation A+ offering that was qualified by the Securities and Exchange Commission as of April 25, 2017.
Mr. Hilton, Grandson of legendary American hotelier Conrad Hilton, has been in the private equity and venture capital business since leaving Hilton Hotels prior to its sale to Blackstone for just under $27 billion. He joins noted venture capital executive and corporate attorney James Byrd and marketing veteran Shane Hackett in Legion Capital.
“We are really excited to be announcing our Initial Public Offering under Regulation A+,” said Hilton. “We are happy to be able to offer the opportunity for the public to participate in the exciting growth of Legion Capital and we are committed to long term shareholder growth and appreciation.”
Legion Capital plans to seek qualification for trading on the Nasdaq exchange upon the full sale of the offering. Legion is a private equity firm that acquires and builds businesses in high growth industries utilizing the newest methods of capital formation such as crowdfunding and Regulation A+. The Company owns 2 operating subsidiaries currently, including Hilton Institute of Business, a business education and training company, and Legion Funding, a small business finance company. Legion plans to use the public capital to continue to grow its current businesses and look for potential acquisition opportunities.