COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, Inc. ("BBRG") (Nasdaq:BBRG) announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed public offering of 4,161,020 shares of common stock. All shares will be offered by existing shareholders. Certain selling shareholders granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 416,102 of the total shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. Jefferies & Company, Inc., Piper Jaffray & Co. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering. A copy of the prospectus related to this offering, when available, may be obtained by contacting Jefferies & Company, Inc., 520 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, Attention: Syndicate Prospectus Department, or by calling toll-free 888-449-2342 or by email to email@example.com; Piper Jaffray & Co., Prospectus Department, 800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or by calling toll free 800-747-3924 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, or by calling toll-free 800-326-5897 or by email to email@example.com. A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, 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.
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