NetSpend stock offering delayed
Austin-based NetSpend Holdings Inc. has postponed its 200 million-plus initial stock providing as a result of regulatory dilemmas relating to the main provider associated with the prepaid debit cards NetSpend areas. NetSpend was indeed anticipated to cost the providing Thursday and begin attempting to sell stocks to the general public this early early early morning. Analysts had stated the providing will be well-received as a result of NetSpends position into the fast-growing marketplace for prepaid debit cards, by which it really is a provider that is leading. However the providing happens to be postponed until in a few days, in accordance with IPOhome.com, which tracks the marketplace for initial offerings, while the Wall Street Journal.
NetSpend did not get back requires remark.
In a securities filing Thursday, NetSpend stated that MetaBank, an integral supplier, have been purchased by federal regulators Wednesday to prevent a quick payday loan system and look for advance approval for almost any brand new or amended third-party agreements, including for prepaid cards. Any office of Thrift Supervision stated MetaBank had utilized misleading methods into the loan program that is payday.
MetaBank, situated in Storm Lake, Iowa, provides 71 per cent regarding the cards that are prepaid NetSpend distributes nationwide through grocery, check-cashing shops as well as other outlets. NetSpend has about 2.1 million cards that are active. Continue lendo