Wintrust Financial provides various banking and other financial products and services to customers in the Chicago metropolitan area and in Southeastern Wisconsin. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Rosemont, Illinois.
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Wintrust Financial Corporation ("Wintrust") (WTFC) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 10 million depositary shares with a liquidation preference of $25.00 per share (the “Depositary Shares”) for gross proceeds of $250 million before deducting underwriting discounts and other estimated offering expenses. Each Depositary Share represents a 1/1,000th interest in a share of Wintrust’s 6.875% Fixed-Rate Reset Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series E. In connection with the offering, Wintrust has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1.5 million additional Depositary Shares. The offering is expected to close on May 15, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.