Primerica, Inc. (NYSE: PRI) today announced that Warburg Pincus, LLC has agreed to sell 3,600,000 shares of Primerica’s common stock in an underwritten public offering. Closing of the offering is expected to occur during the week of November 26, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions. Immediately following completion of the offering, Warburg Pincus will beneficially own approximately 15% of Primerica's outstanding common stock. All of the shares are being sold by Warburg Pincus, and Warburg Pincus will receive all of the net proceeds from the offering. Citigroup is acting as book-running manager for the offering. Primerica intends to purchase 1,200,000 shares of its common stock in the offering.
The offering is being made pursuant to Primerica’s existing effective shelf registration statement that was previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The offering of these securities is being made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement. Copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement may be obtained from Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: 800-831-9146).
The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the issuer, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling toll-free 1-800-831-9146.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy shares of common stock, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.