Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BRSS) (the “Company”) today announced the closing of a secondary public offering in the United States of 5,750,000 shares of its common stock, including 750,000 shares of common stock sold in connection with the full exercise of the option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters, at a price to the public of $16.50 per share. The shares offered were sold by the Company’s majority stockholder, which is an affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP, and the Company did not receive any of the proceeds of the offering. The aggregate proceeds to the selling stockholder net of underwriters’ commissions were $90,368,438.
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley, William Blair and KeyBanc Capital Markets acted as underwriters for the offering, with Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley acting as representatives for the underwriters. A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed and declared effective with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
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 such shares of common stock 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 of these securities was made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from the offices of either: Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, Telephone: 1-866-471-2526, Facsimile: 1-212-902-9316 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Telephone: 1-866-718-1649, or by emailing email@example.com.
About Global Brass and CopperThe Company is a leading, value-added converter, fabricator, distributor and processor of specialized copper and brass products in North America. It engages in metal melting and casting, rolling, drawing, extruding and stamping to fabricate finished and semi-finished alloy products from processed scrap, copper cathode and other refined metals. The Company’s products include a wide range of sheet, strip, foil, rod, tube and fabricated metal component products that it sells under the Olin Brass, Chase Brass and A.J. Oster brand names. The Company’s products are used in a variety of applications across diversified end markets, including the building and housing, munitions, automotive, transportation, coinage, electronics/electrical components, industrial machinery and equipment and general consumer end markets. It accesses these end markets through direct mill sales, its captive distribution network and third-party distributors.