Match Group Added to Triton Research IPO Watchlist

Match Group, an online dating business owned by media conglomerate IAC, has been added to Triton Research’s IPO Watchlist.  IAC announced today that it was planning to pursue an initial public offering for Match Group in the fourth quarter of this year.

Match Group holds a variety of popular dating websites and apps including, Tinder and OkCupid.  The IPO will consist of less than 20 percent of IAC common stock, and IAC will retain a stake in Match Group.  Match Group accounted for $239.2m of IAC’s revenue of $772.5m in the first quarter.

Match Group is a member of the Triton Research IPO Watchlist, a continuously updating database of companies we expect to either IPO or be acquired.  The current IPO Watchlist is comprised of 106 companies organized by investment theme.