GAMCO Investors, Inc. (“GAMCO”) (NYSE: GBL) announced today the final results of its tender offer (the “Offer”), commenced May 21, 2012 and amended and extended on June 19, 2012. The Offer, as amended, was to purchase for cash the entire outstanding principal amount of its 0% Subordinated Debentures due 2015 (CUSIP No. 361438AA2) (the “Debentures”) at a price not greater than $870 nor less than $820, net to the seller in cash, without interest, per $1,000 principal amount of Debentures. The Offer expired at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on July 2, 2012.
Based on the final count by Computershare Trust Company, N.A. (“Computershare”), the depositary for the Offer, $64,112,674 aggregate principal amount of Debentures were validly tendered and not properly withdrawn at or below the final purchase price of $870 per $1,000 principal amount of Debentures. As a result, GAMCO accepted for purchase $64,112,674 aggregate principal amount of Debentures at a purchase price of $870 per $1,000 principal amount of Debentures, for a total cost of $55,778,026.38, excluding fees and expenses related to the Offer.
Computershare will promptly issue payment for the Debentures validly tendered and accepted under the Offer. Debentures that remain outstanding after the completion of the Offer continue to be obligations of GAMCO.
Please contact Morrow & Co., LLC, the information agent for the Offer, at (877) 815-6525 or
with any questions regarding the Offer.
GAMCO conducts its investment advisory business principally through: GAMCO Asset Management Inc. (Institutional and Private Wealth Management), Gabelli Funds, LLC (Mutual Funds) and Gabelli Securities, Inc. (Investment Partnerships). GAMCO also acts as an underwriter and provides institutional research through Gabelli & Company, Inc. its broker-dealer subsidiary.
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