DEERFIELD, Ill., April 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (Nasdaq:SCAI) ("SCA") today announced the closing of its underwritten public offering of 7,000,000 shares of common stock at a price of $33.25 per share by certain existing stockholders of SCA (the "Selling Stockholders"), including certain affiliates of TPG Global, LLC and certain directors and officers of SCA. In connection with the offering, the underwriters exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 1,050,000 shares of common stock from certain of the Selling Stockholders. As a result, the total offering size was 8,050,000 shares of common stock. SCA did not sell any shares of common stock in the offering and did not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares of common stock by the Selling Stockholders.

Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC acted as joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering. In addition, Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. BMO Capital Markets Corp., TPG Capital BD, LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as co-managers for the offering.

As a result of the closing of the offering, certain affiliates of TPG Global, LLC own less than 50% of the total number of outstanding shares of common stock of SCA, and SCA ceases to be a "controlled company" under NASDAQ listing rules.

A registration statement relating to the shares of common stock sold by the Selling Stockholders was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on March 26, 2015. A copy of the registration statement can be accessed through the SEC's website at The offering was made only by means of a final prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the final prospectus may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attn: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: (866) 471-2526, facsimile: (212) 902-9316, e-mail:; from Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: (800) 831-9146; or from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: (866) 803-9204. 

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 such state or jurisdiction.  

About Surgical Care Affiliates

SCA partners with physicians, health systems and payers to develop and implement surgery strategies across the country. As of December 31, 2014, SCA operated 186 surgical facilities - including ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals and one sleep center - in partnership with approximately 2,000 physicians and in affiliation with 42 health systems across the country. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities - clinically, operationally and financially.
CONTACT: Pete Clemens         Executive Vice President & CFO         Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc.         (205) 307-5250                  Leslie Wachsman         Vice President, Finance         Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc.         (847) 267-9823

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