Acushnet Holdings Corp. (NYSE:GOLF) (“Acushnet”) today announced the pricing of the initial public offering of shares of its common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”). All 19,333,333 shares of common stock to be sold in the offering will be sold by existing stockholders of Acushnet. The underwriters in the offering have a 30-day over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional 2,899,999 shares of common stock from the selling stockholders. The initial public offering price is $17.00 per share.
Acushnet’s common stock is expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on October 28, 2016 under the ticker symbol “GOLF,” and the offering is expected to close on November 2, 2016, subject to certain closing conditions.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the initial public offering.
Nomura Securities International, Inc. and UBS Securities LLC are also acting as lead book-running managers. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Jefferies LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers, and D.A. Davidson & Co., KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. are acting as co-managers.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Commission and has been declared effective. 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.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from the office of J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at (866) 803-9204; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014; Nomura Securities International, Inc., Attention: Equity Syndicate, Worldwide Plaza, 309 West 49th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10019-7316, or by telephone at (212) 667-9562; or UBS Securities LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, or by telephone at (888) 827-7275.
The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on Acushnet’s current expectations and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global, regional or local economic, business, competitive, market, regulatory and other factors, many of which are beyond Acushnet’s control. Any forward-looking statement in this release speaks only as of the date of this release. Acushnet undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by any applicable securities laws.