J.G. Wentworth’s holding company, JGWPT Holdings, Inc., is considering an initial public offering in the near future, according to news reports from several sources this week. The news articles include the following:
- “J.G. Wentworth Pursues IPO“, in the October 6, 2013 Wall Street Journal;
- “J.G. Wentworth Operator Files To Raise $200 Million U.S. IPO“, at today’s Bloomberg.com.
Before it was owned by JGWPT, J.G. Wentworth considered going public in later 1997, but changed course in early 1998 (as described in this article, for example, which said the company was “set to go public” in December, 1997, but “pulled back” in January, 1998). It’s 1997 Form S-1 is available here and here.