Anderson Family Proposes Transaction to Acquire 100% of Public Interest in Books-A-Million for $3.05/Share
Clyde B. Anderson announced on April 28, 2012, that the Anderson family has made a non-binding proposal to acquire all of the outstanding publicly-held shares of the common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. (NASDAQ: BAMM) (the “Company”). Mr. Anderson is the Executive Chairman of the Company and Mr. Anderson and other members of the Anderson family currently directly or indirectly control shares of stock representing, in the aggregate, approximately 53 percent of the common stock of the Company.
According to the proposal, public shareholders would receive $3.05 per share in cash, representing a premium of approximately 20 percent over the closing price on April 27, 2012, and 13 percent over the average closing price of the Company's common stock for the past 90 trading days. The proposal values the total equity of the Company at approximately $48.8 million.
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