FEDERAL WAY, Wash., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) (the "Company") announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 28,000,000 of its common shares in a registered public offering, subject to market and other customary conditions. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, if completed, as partial consideration, to finance the previously announced acquisition of all of the equity interests in Longview Timber LLC. The Company intends to grant the underwriters of the offering the option to purchase up to an additional 4,200,000 of its common shares.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. are the joint book-running managers on the offering.
The offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by contacting: Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, telephone: (866) 718-1649; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, telephone: (800) 503-4611; or Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 111717, telephone: (800) 831-9146. These documents will also be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will be available at the SEC's Web site at http://www.sec.gov.This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities, in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.