NEW YORK--Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited (“MPS”) (NYSE: MPSX) has commenced a secondary offering of 10,000,000 common shares. The shares will be offered by certain affiliates of The Carlyle Group and Madison Dearborn Partners (the “selling shareholders”). The offering is being made pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The selling shareholders have also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,500,000 common shares. MPS will not receive any of the proceeds from the offering of shares by the selling shareholders.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Citigroup are lead book-running managers for the offering. Credit Suisse, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS Investment Bank are also serving as book-running managers for the offering. Baird and BMO Capital Markets are acting as co-managers.
Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the proposed secondary offering may be obtained from Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated via mail at BofA Merrill Lynch, NC1-004-003-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attn: Prospectus Department or email at firstname.lastname@example.org; Barclays via telephone at 888-603-5847, email at Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com or mail at Attention: Prospectus Department, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717; and Citigroup, Attention: Prospectus Department, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or via telephone at 800-831-9146.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. 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 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.
Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements regarding MPS and its subsidiaries and the secondary offering of MPS’ common shares. All of these statements are based on management’s expectations as well as estimates and assumptions prepared by management that, although they believe to be reasonable, are inherently uncertain. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors outside of MPS’ control that may cause its business, industry, strategy, financing activities or actual results to differ materially. MPS undertakes no obligation to update or revise any of the forward-looking statements contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
About Multi Packaging Solutions
MPS is a leading global provider of value-added packaging solutions to a diverse customer base across the healthcare, consumer and multi-media markets. MPS provides its customers with an extensive array of print-based specialty packaging solutions, including premium folding cartons, inserts, labels and rigid packaging across a variety of substrates and finishes. MPS has 59 manufacturing locations across North America, Europe and Asia and employs approximately 8,800 people.