Jones Energy, Inc. announced today the commencement of its initial public offering of 14,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock, at an anticipated initial public offering price between $17 and $19 per share, pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In connection with the offering, the underwriters will be granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,100,000 shares of Class A common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. Jones Energy, Inc. has been approved to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “JONE,” subject to official notice of issuance.
J.P. Morgan, Barclays and Wells Fargo Securities will act as joint book-running managers of the offering. Jefferies, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. and Citigroup will act as senior co-managers and Capital One Southcoast, Credit Agricole CIB, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, Morgan Stanley, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Stifel will act as co-managers of the offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time that the registration statement becomes effective.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described above, nor shall there be any sale of the 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 jurisdiction.The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A preliminary prospectus for the offering, when available, may be obtained from: J.P. Morganc/o Broadridge Financial Solutions1155 Long Island AvenueEdgewood, New York 11717Telephone: (866) 803-9204