Aramark Holdings Corp. 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 Dec. 12, 2013 on the New York Stock Exchange 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 Dec. 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 Inc., RBC Capital Markets LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as bookrunners. Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc., PNC Capital Markets LLC, Rabo Securities USA, Inc., Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; or standard mail at Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attn.: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, N.Y., 10282.