RealPage, developer of property management software for the commercial rental market, files for $150 Million IPO. According to the firm's S-1, the company is looking to raised up to $150M in an IPO on the NASDAQ Global Market. The IPO is being underwritten by Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, William Blair & Company, RBC Capital Markets, JMP Securities, and Pacific Crest Securities. RealPage is backed by Advanced Capital Partners and Apax Excelsior VI. RealPage said it had revenues of $140.9M in 2009, and net income of $28.4M.
Per the Company's prospectus...
We are a leading provider of on demand software solutions for the rental housing industry. Our broad range of property management solutions enables owners and managers of single-family and a wide variety of multi-family rental property types to manage their marketing, pricing, screening, leasing, accounting, purchasing and other property operations. Our on demand software solutions are delivered through an integrated software platform that provides a single point of access and a shared repository of prospect, resident and property data. By integrating and streamlining a wide range of complex processes and interactions among the rental housing ecosystem of owners, managers, prospects, residents and service providers, our platform optimizes the property management process and improves the experience for all of these constituents.
Our solutions enable property owners and managers to increase revenues and reduce operating costs through higher occupancy, improved pricing methodologies, new sources of revenue from ancillary services, improved collections and more integrated and centralized processes. As of December 31, 2009, over 5,000 customers used one or more of our on demand software solutions to help manage the operations of approximately 4.6 million rental housing units. Our customers include nine of the ten largest multi-family property management companies in the United States, ranked as of January 1, 2009, based on number of units managed.
We sell our solutions through our direct sales organization. Our total revenues were approximately $83.6 million, $112.6 million and $140.9 million in 2007, 2008 and 2009, respectively. In the same years, we had operating (loss) income of approximately ($1.6 million), ($0.4 million) and $6.9 million, respectively, and net (loss) income of approximately ($3.1 million), ($3.2 million) and $28.4 million, respectively. Net income for 2009 included a discrete tax benefit of approximately $26.0 million as a result of a reduction of our net deferred tax assets valuation allowance.