SILVER SPRING, Md., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of an underwritten secondary public offering of 7,681,818 Series C common shares at a price to the public of $64.75 per share. The shares are being sold by FTI Ventures LLC, an existing stockholder of the Company. The Company is not selling any shares and will not receive any proceeds from the offering, and the total number of shares of its outstanding Series C common stock will not change as a result of the offering.
In connection with the offering, the selling stockholder has granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to 768,182 additional shares of Series C common stock. The offering is expected to close on March 12, 2013.
BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering, Citigroup is serving as a bookrunner and RBS, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, Piper Jaffray and Wells Fargo Securities are serving as co-managers.
A shelf registration statement (including a prospectus and prospectus supplement) relating to the offering of the shares of Series C common stock has previously been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and has become effective. Before investing, you should read the prospectus, the prospectus supplement and other documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information about the Company and the offering. Copies of the prospectus and related prospectus supplement may be obtained by contacting either of the joint book-running managers at: BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204. You may also obtain these documents free of charge by visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov.This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy shares of the Company's Series C common stock or other securities, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of shares of the Series C common stock or other securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.