Owner of Match.com, OkCupid, and Tinder Files For IPO

Match group files IPO

Match Group, the owner of dating services such as Tinder, OkCupid and Match.com, has filed with U.S. regulators to take the company public by way of an initial public officer (IPO).

JP Morgan, Allen & Co LLC and BofA Merrill Lynch are the underwriters for the offering, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp owns Match Group, said in June that it would float less than 20% of Match in an IPO.

The company has grown to hundreds of millions of users by focusing on different types of dating options. While Match.com and OKCupid offer’s┬átargeted profile matching for users, Tinder relies on simple like and dislike swiping to generate matches.

No further details are available at this time.

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