ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. ("CHS") (NASDAQ: CHSCP and CHSCO) announced today that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") in anticipation of a proposed public offering of shares of Class B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, Series 2 (the "Class B Series 2 Preferred Stock"). The number of shares to be offered and the dividend rate applicable to the Class B Series 2 Preferred Stock have not yet been determined.
BofA Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Securities will serve as joint book-running managers in the proposed offering, and D.A. Davidson & Co. will serve as lead manager.
The Registration Statement filed with the Commission has not yet become effective and the shares of Class B Series 2 Preferred Stock to be registered may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time when the Registration Statement becomes effective. Copies of the Registration Statement can be accessed through the Commission's website at www.sec.gov. 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 or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated at 222 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, New York 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or from Wells Fargo Securities, LLC at 1525 West W.T. Harris Blvd., NC0675, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262, Attn: Capital Markets Client Support or by emailing email@example.com.
CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS, a Fortune 100 company, supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with business solutions including insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.
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