Wingstop Inc. Announces Secondary Offering

DALLAS, Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) ("Wingstop") today announced that a stockholder, namely an affiliate of Roark Capital, intends to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 6,765,858 shares of the Company's common stock pursuant to the Company's shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Wingstop will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling stockholder in this offering.

Morgan Stanley is acting as the sole underwriter of the offering.

A shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) relating to the offering of common stock was filed with the SEC on July 19, 2016 and became effective on July 25, 2016. Before you invest, you should read the registration statement, prospectus, prospectus supplement and other documents Wingstop has made available with the SEC for information about Wingstop and the offering. You may obtain these documents free of charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus and accompanying prospectus supplement, when available, may be obtained from: Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC - Attn: Prospectus Department - 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor - New York, NY 10014.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other 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 other jurisdiction.

Forward-looking Information

Certain statements contained in this news release, as well as other information provided from time to time by Wingstop Inc. or its employees, may contain forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements. You can identify forward-looking statements by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. These statements may include words such as "guidance," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "project," "plan," "intend," "believe," "confident," "may," "should," "can have," "likely," "future" and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with any discussion of the timing or nature of future operating or financial performance or other events.

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