Angie's List Mum on Sale Rumors

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A spokeswoman for Indianapolis-based Angie's List Inc. (Nasdaq: ANGI) says the company is not commenting on rumors that it may be looking for a buyer. The Financial Times reports the online consumer review business has hired bankers to explore strategic options, including a potential sale. Angie's List announced in August that it would cut nearly 100 sales staff positions. In July, the company reported a second quarter loss of $18 million, compared to a $14 million loss for the same period the previous year. Angie's List is planning to release its third quarter results October 22. In a statement, Chief Operating Officer Mark Howel said the "painful" decision to part with the sales staff was part of an effort to improve the sales team's productivity.

The company recently signed a two-year agreement to be the title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Angie's List's membership base tops 2.8 million, with its largest markets being Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., New York City and Chicago.

Sources: Financial Times, Angie's List Inc., Inside INdiana Business

October 1, 2014

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Angie's List (Nasdaq:ANGI), announced today that its third quarter 2014 financial results will be released on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, before the open of the market. The company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the financial results with the investment community. A live audio webcast of the event will be available on the Angie's List Investor Relations website at http://investor.angieslist.com/.

A live domestic dial-in is available at (877) 380-5664 or (253) 237-1143 internationally. An audio replay will be available at (855) 859-2056 domestically or (404) 537-3406 internationally, using Conference ID 13194470 through October 28, 2014.

About Angie's List

Angie's List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than 2.8 million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly-rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

September 29, 2014

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Angie's List (Nasdaq:ANGI) today announced that on September 26, 2014, it entered into a new $85 million credit agreement to provide increased financial flexibility for investments in growth. The new debt agreement consists of a five-year, $60 million senior secured term loan facility and a $25 million senior secured delayed draw facility, which is available for borrowing through the third quarter of 2017.

Amounts outstanding under the credit agreement bear interest at LIBOR plus 6.75% or the reference rate plus 5.75%, as determined by the Company. The Company used a portion of the proceeds from the term loan to retire $15 million of debt that was outstanding under its prior facility and to pay bank and lender fees and transaction costs.

"With our previous credit facility scheduled to mature in 2015 and an attractive interest rate environment, it is the right time to refinance our debt," commented Tom Fox, Chief Financial Officer at Angie's List. "The new debt structure will provide us with additional flexibility and liquidity to continue to invest in growth while reducing our interest rate and further strengthening our balance sheet."

The credit facility is secured by substantially all of the Company's assets. The terms of the facility will provide for customary representations and warranties, covenants and events of default.

TCW Asset Management Company is the lender for the credit facilities. William Blair & Company, LLC served as financial advisor to Angie's List on the transaction.

About Angie's List

Angie's List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than 2.8 million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly-rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

Source: Angie's List