CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: COMM) has announced the sale of 19,716,970 shares of its common stock on an underwritten basis by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group. CommScope will not receive any of the proceeds from the offering of shares by Carlyle. Closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about November 16, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. Morgan Stanley and Jefferies are acting as the joint book-running managers for the offering. Morgan Stanley and Jefferies propose to offer the shares of common stock from time to time to purchasers directly or through agents, or through brokers in brokerage transactions on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, or to dealers in negotiated transactions or in a combination of such methods of sale, at a fixed price or prices, which may be changed, or at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to such prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices. Following the offering, Carlyle will not own any shares of common stock of CommScope. CommScope has filed an automatically effective registration statement (including a prospectus) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the offering to which this communication relates, and the offering may only be made by means of such written prospectus. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents CommScope has filed with the SEC for more complete information about CommScope and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the underwriters will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by writing Morgan Stanley at Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC: Attn: Prospectus Department - 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor - New York, NY 10014; or by writing Jefferies LLC at Jefferies LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, telephone: 1-877-547-6340 or e-mail: Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com. 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 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.