Hertz Announces Sale Of 50M Shares Of Common Stock By Selling Stockholders
Hertz Global Holdings (NYSE: HTZ) announced today the sale of an aggregate of 50,000,000 shares of common stock by investment funds associated with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, The Carlyle Group and BofA Merrill Lynch to J.P. Morgan, as the sole underwriter in the registered public offering of those shares. The shares are being sold on a pro rata basis by these investment funds, which are existing stockholders of Hertz Holdings, in accordance with their current ownership interests. Following the offering, these investment funds will continue to beneficially own an aggregate of approximately 110 million shares, or approximately 26% in the aggregate, of Hertz Holdings' outstanding common stock, calculated on an undiluted basis. The total number of outstanding shares of Hertz Holdings' common stock will not change as a result of the offering. Hertz Holdings will not receive any proceeds from the offering.
The last reported sale price of Hertz Holdings' common stock on December 10, 2012 was $16.21 per share. J.P. Morgan proposes to offer the shares of common stock from time to time for sale in one or more transactions on the New York Stock Exchange, in the over-the-counter market, through negotiated transactions or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices, subject to receipt and acceptance by it and subject to its right to reject any order in whole or in part.
The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the issuer, the underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling toll-free (866) 803-9204.
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.
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