SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2012— SolarCity Corporation, a provider of clean distributed energy, announced today that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not been determined. SolarCity intends to apply to list its common stock on The NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol “SCTY”.
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and BofA Merrill Lynch will act as joint book-running managers for the offering. Needham & Company, LLC and Roth Capital Partners will act as co-managers.
This offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus, when available, may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, Attention: Prospectus Department, by calling (866) 471-2526, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org; from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by telephone at 1-800-221-1037; or from BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by e-mailing email@example.com.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. 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 offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company offers solar power, energy efficiency and electric vehicle services, and makes clean energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. SolarCity currently serves 14 states and signs a new customer every five minutes. Visit the company online at www.solarcity.com and follow the company on Facebook & Twitter.