Tradeweb Markets Announces Launch of Follow-on Offering and Preliminary Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results
NEW YORK – October 15, 2019 – Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, today announced the launch of an underwritten offering of 14,800,000 shares of its Class A common stock, subject to market conditions and other factors. Tradeweb expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,220,000 shares of Class A common stock at the public offering price, less the underwriting discounts and commissions.
Tradeweb intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to purchase equity interests from certain existing owners. Refinitiv will continue to own a controlling interest in Tradeweb following the offering. J.P. Morgan, Barclays, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Morgan Stanley are acting as the joint book-running managers for the offering.
Preliminary Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results
The preliminary prospectus included in the registration statement filed by Tradeweb in connection with the proposed offering contains Tradeweb’s preliminary unaudited financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019, which have also been included in a Current Report on Form 8-K furnished today with the SEC. Tradeweb is currently in the process of finalizing its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019. Because Tradeweb’s consolidated financial statements for these periods are not yet available, the preliminary financial results included in the preliminary prospectus and set forth below are based on current estimates and remain subject to completion.
Set forth below are management’s estimates for expected gross revenue, total expenses, net income, net income attributable to Tradeweb Markets Inc., diluted earnings per share, Adjuste d EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA margin, Adjusted EBIT, Adjusted EBIT margin, Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted EPS for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019.