Barrington Research has acted as Co-Manager in a $119,000,000 underwritten public offering of common stock for 2U, Inc. (TWOU-NASDAQ).

Common Stock Initial Public Offering Co-Manager 

September 2015

CHICAGO, September 30, 2015 — Barrington Research Associates, Inc. (, a nationally recognized investment services firm, has acted as Co-Manager in a $119,000,000 underwritten public offering of common stock for 2U, Inc. (TWOU-NASDAQ).

The offering consisted of 3,500,000 shares of its common stock offered to the public priced at $34.00 per share. A total of 3,100,000 shares were offered by the Company and an additional 400,000 shares were offered by selling stockholders. The transaction was priced on September 24, 2015. In addition, 2U, inc. granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 525,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments at the public offering price.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse Securities (USA),LLC acted as joint book-running managers in the offering. Needham & Company, Oppenheimer & Co., Pacific Crest Securities, Robert W. Baird & Co., Barrington Research, Compass Point, and First Analysis acted as co-managers.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. 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 in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state. Any offer, solicitation or sale will be made only by means of the prospectus supplement and the base prospectus.

Company Description

2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential. Our Platform, a fusion of cloud-based software-as-a-service technology and technology-enabled services, provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students globally.