SHANGHAI, China, June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 360 Finance, Inc. (QFIN) (“360 Finance” or the “Company”), a leading digital consumer finance platform, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to a follow-on public offering (the “Offering”) of 7,500,000 American depositary shares ("ADSs"), each representing two class A ordinary shares of the Company. The Company intends to offer 375,000 ADSs and certain selling shareholders intend to offer 7,125,000 ADSs in aggregate in the Offering. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to 56,250 additional ADSs from the Company and 1,068,750 additional ADSs from the selling shareholder.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering primarily for general corporate purpose. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the ADSs by the selling shareholder.
Citigroup and Morgan Stanley will act as the joint book runners for the proposed offering. Haitong International and China Renaissance will act as the joint lead managers for the proposed offering.
A preliminary prospectus related to the proposed ADS offering has been filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or 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 360 Finance
360 Finance, Inc. (QFIN) (“360 Finance” or the “Company”) is a leading digital consumer finance platform and the finance partner of the 360 Group. The Company provides tailored online consumer finance products to prime, underserved borrowers funded primarily by its funding partners. The Company’s proprietary technology platform enables a unique user experience supported by resolute risk management. When coupled with its partnership with 360 Group, the Company’s technology translates to a meaningful borrower acquisition, borrower retention and funding advantage, supporting the rapid growth and scaling of its business.
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For more information, please contact:
Mr. Christian Arnell
Ms. Linda Bergkamp