The Dixie Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXYN) (the “Company”) announced today that it has priced a public offering of 2,500,000 shares of its common stock, for gross proceeds of $26,625,000. The offering is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close on or about May 19, 2014.
In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 375,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any.
The Company expects to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes and to reduce the balance under its revolving credit facility, which includes borrowings associated with the recent acquisition of Atlas Carpet Mills.
Wells Fargo Securities and Raymond James are joint book-running managers for the offering.The offering is being made pursuant to the Company’s existing effective registration statement, previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering of these securities is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Dept., 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, telephone: (800) 326-5897, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Attention: Equity Syndicate, 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716, telephone: (800) 248-8863, email: email@example.com. 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. About The Dixie Group The Dixie Group is a leading marketer and manufacturer of carpet and rugs to higher-end residential and commercial customers through the Fabrica International, Masland Carpets, Dixie Home, Masland Contract, Atlas and Avant brands.