PHILADELPHIA, PA (December 11, 2013) — Aramark
Holdings Corporation (“Aramark”) today announced the pricing of its initial
public offering of 36,250,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering
price of $20.00 per share. The shares
are expected to begin trading on December 12, 2013 on the New York Stock
Exchange (“NYSE”) under the symbol “ARMK.”
A total of 28,000,000
shares are being offered by Aramark and 8,250,000 shares are being offered by
existing stockholders. Certain of the
selling stockholders have granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to
5,437,500 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if
any. The offering is expected to close
on December 17, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.
Goldman, Sachs &
Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, and Morgan
Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as joint book-running managers and the
representatives of the underwriters, Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill Lynch,
Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, RBC Capital Markets LLC, and Wells
Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as bookrunners, and Robert W. Baird & Co.
Incorporated, PNC Capital Markets LLC, Rabo Securities USA, Inc., Samuel A.
Ramirez & Company, Inc., Santander Investment Securities Inc., SMBC Nikko
Securities America, Inc., and The Williams Capital Group, L.P. are acting as
co-managers of the offering.
The offering of these
securities will be made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be
obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., via telephone: (866) 471-2526;
facsimile: (212) 902-9316; email: email@example.com; or standard
mail at Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attn.: Prospectus Department, 200 West
Street, New York, NY, 10282; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, via telephone: (866)
803-9204, or standard mail at J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge
Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY, 11717, Attn.:
Prospectus Dept.; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, via telephone: (800)
221-1037; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or standard mail at
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attn.: Prospectus Dept., One Madison
Avenue, New York, NY 10010; or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, via mail at Morgan
Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn.: Prospectus Dept., 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor,
New York, NY 10014.
statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).
This news 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.
experiences that enrich and nourish people’s lives through innovative services
in food, facilities management, and uniforms.
United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees make a
meaningful difference each day for millions of people in 22 countries around
the world. Aramark is recognized among
the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE
and World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.
made in this press release may constitute “forward-looking statements” within
the meaning of the federal securities laws.
Forward-looking statements are based on management’s expectations,
estimates, projections, and assumptions.
These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve
certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual future results and trends
may differ materially from what is forecast in forward-looking statements due
to a variety of factors. Additional
information regarding these factors is contained in the Company’s registration
statement on Form S-1 filed with the SEC.