NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cornerstone Holdings Limited (the "Company") (OTCBB:GCRSF), a newly-organized blank check company formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with an operating business, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit for gross proceeds of $80,000,000 on April 15, 2011. Each unit issued in the initial public offering consists of one ordinary share and one warrant to purchase one ordinary share at an exercise price of $11.50 per share.
The Company's units are expected to be quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board today under the ticker symbol "GCRSF". The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 units to cover over-allotments, if any.
Citi acted as sole book-running manager of the offering. Deutsche Bank Securities and Ladenburg Thalman & Co. Inc. acted as co-managers of the offering.
The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus. A registration statement relating to the units and the underlying securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 15, 2011. 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. Copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering, when available, may be obtained for free by visiting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website at http://www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus related to this offering may be obtained from Citi, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (Tel: 800 831-9146 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
James D. Dunning, Jr., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Byron Sproule, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
SOURCE Global Cornerstone Holdings Limited