US Foods Announces Secondary Public Offering of Common Stock
ROSEMONT, Ill., Sep. 13 /BusinessWire/ --
US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) today announced an offering of an
aggregate of 40,000,000 shares of its common stock by investment funds
associated with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC and Kohlberg Kravis
Roberts & Co. L.P. (collectively, the "Selling Stockholders"). In
connection with the offering, the Selling Stockholders will grant to the
underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 6,000,000
shares of common stock.
The last reported sale price of US Foods' common stock on the New York
Stock Exchange ("NYSE") on September 13, 2017 was $28.01 per share. J.P.
Morgan and Morgan Stanley are acting as the underwriters for the
offering. The underwriters propose to offer the shares from time to time
for sale in one or more transactions on the NYSE, in the
over-the-counter market, through negotiated transactions or otherwise at
market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to
prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices, subject to receipt and
acceptance by them and subject to their right to reject any order in
whole or in part.
US Foods is not selling any stock in this transaction and will not
receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares of common stock by the
A shelf registration statement on Form S-3, including a prospectus,
related to the shares has been filed by US Foods with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and has become effective. The
offering will be made only by means of a preliminary prospectus
supplement related to the offering being filed today by US Foods with
the SEC. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the
accompanying prospectus, and the final prospectus supplement, when
available, may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o
Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewater, NY
11717, phone: 866-803-9204; or from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn:
Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014,
or by visiting the SEC's website at www.sec.gov
under US Foods' name.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, 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
About US Foods
US Foods is one of America's great food companies and a leading
foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000
restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed.
With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods
provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a
comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US
Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates approximately
$23 billion in annual revenue.