TUSTIN, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Foundation Building Materials, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 12,800,000 shares of its common stock, all of which are being offered by the Company. The initial public offering price is expected to be between $17.00 to $19.00 per share. The Company's sole stockholder expects to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 1,920,000 shares of common stock. The Company has applied to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FBM."
The Company intends to use its net proceeds from the offering to repay certain indebtedness and for general corporate purposes. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling stockholder in the event the option to purchase additional shares is exercised by the underwriters.
Deutsche Bank Securities, Barclays and RBC Capital Markets are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering and representatives of the underwriters, and Citigroup is acting as a book-running manager for the offering. Baird is acting as lead manager for the offering and Raymond James, Stephens Inc., SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and William Blair are acting as co-managers. The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering can be obtained from:
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Attn: Prospectus Group
60 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005-2836
Barclays Capital Inc.
Attn: c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood, NY 11717
RBC Capital Markets, LLC
Attn: Equity Syndicate
200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10281-8098
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time that the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any 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.
About Foundation Building Materials
Foundation Building Materials is a specialty distributor of wallboard and suspended ceiling systems throughout the U.S. and Canada. Based in Tustin, California, the Company employs more than 3,400 people and operates more than 200 branches across the U.S. and Canada.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "estimate", "plan", "outlook", and "project" and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved. Forward-looking statements are based on historical information available at the time the statements are made and are based on management's reasonable belief or expectations with respect to future events, and are subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company's control, that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from the belief or expectations expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and the Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect future events, developments or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable law. Investors are referred to the Company's registration statement for additional information regarding the risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement.
Foundation Building Materials, Inc.
Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
Jed Repko or Ed Trissel
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