Vivint files IPO registration document

Vivint Inc. today filed a registration statement for a proposed initial public offering for its solar business with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and made a preliminary prospectus available to investors.

The company and its lead book-running mangers Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) have not determined the size of the share offering and the price range.

Vivint Solar intends to apply to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "VSLR."

The Form S-1 is an SEC filing used by companies planning to go public to register their securities with the federal agency that regulates the securities industry, and the nation’s stock and options exchanges.

It contains the basic business and financial information on an issuer with respect to a specific securities offering.

Vivint Solar is the number two US installer of residential rooftop PV systems.  Vivint Inc.’s parent is Blackstone, a private global investment firm based in New York City.