LendingClub files for IPO

Aug 27 (Reuters) - LendingClub Corp, the world's largest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock.

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs & Co and Citigroup are the underwriters for the offering, the company said in a preliminary prospectus filed with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. (http://1.usa.gov/YXvvhV)

The company did not disclose the number of shares it planned to offer or their expected price.

(Reporting By Sudarshan Varadhan; Editing by Simon Jennings)