OneMain has rejected an unsolicited exchange offer from IEG Holdings; on January 6, 2017, IEG submitted an offer to buy shares of OneMain, a consumer finance company offering personal loans; IEG is an online consumer loan provider with stock trading on an over the counter market exchange; OneMain says the offer does not reflect the value of the company or the best interests of its shareholders. Source
According to the WSJ, OneMain is looking to sell and is in advanced discussions with multiple parties; the deal could be worth $4 billion or more; Most of OneMain’s personal and car loans are to people with credit scores under 660; the company has 1,700 branches and 2.2 million customers. Source
This week’s PeerIQ Industry Update covers the great jobs report as nonfarm payrolls rose by 313,000 in February which caused the Nasdaq to hit an all-time high; CommonBond saw their first AAA rating by Moody’s and KBRA rated the senior bonds for OneMain’s latest deal at AAA, AA and A; PeerIQ also took a deep dive into the recent Amazon checking account news; they cover the benefits of the partnership, the significance of the deal and who might be next to enter the space. Source.