CURO Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

WICHITA, Kan.--()--CURO Group Holdings Corp. (“CURO” or the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 6,666,667 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. All of the common stock is being offered by CURO. CURO’s common stock is expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange today, December 7, 2017, under the ticker symbol “CURO”. The offering is expected to close on December 11, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,000,000 shares at the initial public offering price, less the underwriting discount to cover over-allotments, if any.

CURO will use the net proceeds from this offering to purchase, repurchase, redeem, defease or otherwise repay portions of the 12.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 of CURO’s wholly-owned subsidiary and to pay related fees, expenses, premiums and accrued interest.

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Jefferies LLC and Stephens Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering. William Blair & Company, L.L.C. is also acting as a bookrunning manager for the offering.

This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus related to the offering, when available, may be obtained from: Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10010, or by telephone at +1 (800) 221-1037, or by email at newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com; Jefferies LLC, 520 Madison Ave., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, phone: 877-821-7388, email: prospectus_department@jefferies.com; or Stephens Inc., 111 Center Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, phone: 501-377-2131, email: prospectus@stephens.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). 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 an offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About CURO

CURO (NYSE: CURO), operating in three countries and powered by its fully integrated technology platform, is a market leader by revenues in providing short-term credit to underbanked consumers. In 1997, the Company was founded in Riverside, California by three Wichita, Kansas childhood friends to meet the growing consumer need for short-term loans. Their success led to opening stores across the United States, and expanding to offer online loans and financial services across three countries. Today, CURO combines its market expertise with a fully integrated technology platform, omni-channel approach and advanced credit decisioning to provide an array of short-term credit products across all mediums. CURO operates under a number of brands including Speedy Cash, Rapid Cash, Cash Money, LendDirect, Avio Credit, WageDayAdvance, Juo Loans, and Opt+. With over 20 years of operating experience, CURO provides financial freedom to the underbanked.

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Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may include, without limitation, any statements preceded by, followed by or including words such as “target,” “believe,” “expect,” “aim,” “intend,” “may,” “anticipate,” “assume,” “budget,” “continue,” “estimate,” “future,” “objective,” “outlook,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “will,” “can have,” “likely,” “should,” “would,” “could” and other words and terms of similar meaning or the negative thereof. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors beyond the Company’s control, as discussed in the Company’s filings with the SEC, that could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from the expected results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions regarding the Company’s present and future business strategies and the environment in which it will operate in the future. Any forward-looking statement made in this press release speaks only as of the date hereof. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future.

Contacts

CURO
Investor Relations:
Roger Dean, 844-200-0342
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
IR@curo.com

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