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FT Partners Advises GreenSky on its $2,240,000,000 sale to Goldman Sachs

Overview of Transaction

  • On September 15, 2021, Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GreenSky (NASDAQ: GSKY) in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $2.24 billion
  • GreenSky stockholders will receive an implied price of $12.11 per share
  • The transaction price represents a premium of 56% over the closing share price of GreenSky common stock as of September 14, 2021
  • GreenSky is a leading FinTech company that powers commerce at the point of sale; the Company’s technology platform facilitates merchants’ sales, while reducing the friction, and improving the economics, associated with a consumer making a purchase and a bank extending financing for that purchase
  • GreenSky has a growing network of over 10,000 merchants on its platform enabling >4 million consumers to finance over $30 billion of transactions since its inception through June 30, 2021

Significance of Transaction

  • GreenSky’s differentiated lending capabilities and market-leading merchant and consumer ecosystem will enhance Goldman Sachs’s ability to create the consumer banking platform of the future
  • This transaction further supports FT Partners’ continued success advising leading FinTech growth companies and also highlights the long-term nature of many of the Firm’s advisory relationships

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