OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) announced today that it has filed an automatic universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which became effective upon filing. The shelf registration will allow the Company the flexibility from time to time, in one or more offerings, to offer and sell debt securities, preferred stock, common stock and warrants, subscription rights, stock purchase contracts, stock purchase units, guarantees of debt securities, or any combination thereof, at prices and on terms to be determined at the time of any future offering, subject to market conditions. The terms of any future offering will be described in a prospectus supplement filed at the time of such offering.
"Our growth strategy depends, in part, on having a capital structure that provides flexibility and the opportunity to execute our business plans in a swift and efficient manner. Filing the shelf registration achieves that goal while giving us the flexibility to decide the timing and type of transaction as market conditions change," said Dennis F. Riordan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to any registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. Any offer of securities covered by the registration statement may be made solely by means of the prospectus included in the registration statement and a related prospectus supplement containing specific information about the terms of any such offering.
ABOUT TREEHOUSE FOODS
TreeHouse is a food manufacturer servicing primarily the retail grocery and foodservice distribution channels. Our products include non-dairy powdered creamers, private label canned and dry soups, refrigerated and shelf stable salad dressings and sauces, powdered drink mixes, single serve hot beverages, specialty teas, hot cereals, macaroni and cheese, skillet dinners, Mexican sauces, jams and pie fillings, pickles and related products, aseptic sauces, and liquid non-dairy creamer. TreeHouse believes it is the largest manufacturer of pickles and non-dairy powdered creamer in the United States and the largest manufacturer of private label salad dressings, powdered drink mixes and instant hot cereals in the United States and Canada based on sales volume. To learn more about TreeHouse Foods visit www.treehousefoods.com.
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