Workiva Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
Ames, IA, October 17, 2014 — Workiva LLC today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be sold and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Workiva plans to list its Class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WK.”
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC will act as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering. Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Raymond James and Stifel will act as co-managers.
The 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 Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, or from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, or by calling (800) 221-1037 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
A registration statement relating 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 that 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.
Workiva, formerly WebFilings, has pioneered a cloud-based and mobile-enabled platform for enterprises to collaboratively collect, manage, report and analyze critical business data in real time. The company’s secure product platform, Wdesk, is used by more than 2,100 corporate customers, including over 60% of the Fortune 500. Wdesk allows users to integrate and control all of their business data, regardless of format or location, with innovative live-linking technology. This enables users to dynamically define their business processes, optimize workflows and gain insights based on their trusted data, which supports better real-time decision-making. Workiva employs more than 900 people with offices in 15 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa.
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