Liberty Tax Service Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering


Press Information
For Immediate Release
September 2, 2011 


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Liberty Tax Service Files Registration Statement for
Proposed Initial Public Offering


Virginia Beach, Virginia - September 2, 2011 -- JTH Holding, Inc. ("Liberty Tax"), the parent company of JTH Tax, Inc., which does business as Liberty Tax Service, announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. A portion of the shares will be issued and sold by Liberty Tax, and a portion will be sold by certain stockholders of  Liberty Tax.  

The bookrunning managers of the proposed offering will be Jefferies & Company, Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. This offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus, when available, may be obtained from the offices of Jefferies & Company, Inc., Equity Syndicate Middle Office, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Attention: Stephen M. Ficara, or by telephone to 212-284-3418; or SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., 3333 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Attention: Prospectus Department, by telephone to 404-926-5744 or by email to  

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission 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.        



About Liberty Tax Service    

 Liberty Tax Service is one of the leading providers of tax preparation services in the United States and Canada. For the 2011 tax season, Liberty Tax's franchise business model included nearly 3,900 retail tax offices. Liberty Tax Service is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia.