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10/02/2014

Wayfair launches IPO

Boston – Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair Inc. launches its initial public offering (IPO) today. The online home furnishings retailer is offering 11 million shares of common stock at $29 per share, which is above Wall Street projections.



The share offering includes 10.5 million shares of Wayfair stock and 500,000 shares from selling stockholders. Wayfair will not receive any proceeds from the selling stockholder shares, meaning the company should raise about $304.5 million in the IPO.



Wayfair is trading under the symbol “W” on the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman, Sachs & Co. is the lead bookrunning manager.