PITTSBURGH--Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) announced today its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 17,000,000 shares of common stock in an underwritten registered public offering. ATI expects to grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to 2,550,000 additional shares of common stock.
ATI intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund a redemption of all of ATI’s outstanding 9.375% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “2019 Notes”), of which $350.0 million aggregate principal amount is outstanding, in accordance with the terms of the indenture governing the 2019 Notes. Any net proceeds from the offering that are not used to fund a redemption of all of the outstanding 2019 Notes will be used for general corporate purposes.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering.
The offering of these securities is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: (866) 471-2526, facsimile: (212) 902-9316 or by emailing email@example.com.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a 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.
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ATI is a global manufacturer of technically advanced specialty materials and complex components. With revenue of $3.4 billion for the twelve month period ending September 30, 2017, our largest market is aerospace & defense, particularly jet engines. We also have a strong presence in the oil & gas, electrical energy, medical, automotive, and other industrial markets. ATI is a market leader in manufacturing differentiated specialty alloys and forgings that require our unique manufacturing and precision machining capabilities and our innovative new product development competence. ATI produces nickel-based alloys and superalloys, titanium alloys, specialty alloys, stainless steels, and zirconium and other related alloys in many mill product forms. We also are a leader in producing nickel-based alloy and titanium-based alloy powders for use in next-generation jet engine forgings and 3D-printed products.