LOS ANGELES – October 27, 2016 –BlackLine, Inc., a leading provider of financial controls and automation solutions that enable Continuous Accounting, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,600,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $17.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on October 28,2016 under the ticker symbol “BL.” BlackLine has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,290,000 additional shares. The offering is expected to close on November 2, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers and Pacific Crest Securities, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, Raymond James, William Blair and Baird are acting as co-managers for the offering.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus may be obtained, when available, from Goldman Sachs & Co., Attn: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, by telephone at 866) 471-2526, by facsimile at (212) 902-9316 or by email at email@example.com; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long IIsland Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone at (866) 803-9204 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A registration statement relating to these securities was filed with the SEC and was declared effective on October 27, 2016. 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 aws of any such state or jurisdiction.
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises. Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.
BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close. To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.
BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.
Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit https://www.blackline.com/.