Booz Allen Hamilton Announces Sale of 10M Shares Common Stock by Affiliate of the Carlyle Group
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (“Booz Allen”) (NYSE: BAH), the parent company of management consulting, technology, and engineering services firm Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., today announced the sale of an aggregate of 10,000,000 shares of Class A common stock (“common stock”) by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”) to Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Barclays Capital Inc., as the underwriters in the registered offering of these shares.
The last reported sale price of Booz Allen's Class A common stock on May 28, 2014 was $23.63 per share. Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Barclays Capital Inc. propose to offer for sale the shares of Class A common stock from time to time 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.
Upon completion of the offering, Carlyle will own approximately 45.8% of the outstanding Class A common stock of Booz Allen, excluding approximately 4.3% of the Company's Class A common stock with respect to which it holds a voting proxy. The offering is expected to close and settle on June 3, 2014. Booz Allen is not selling any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any of the proceeds.
A shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) relating to the offering of the common stock has previously been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and has become effective. Before investing, interested parties should read the prospectus and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information about Booz Allen and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from the underwriters at:
Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: 800-831-9146); or Barclays, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717; Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com (Tel: 888-603-5847). This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
About Booz Allen Hamilton
Booz Allen Hamilton is a leading provider of management consulting, technology, and engineering services to the US government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, employs nearly 23,000 people, and had revenue of $5.48 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2014. In 2014, Booz Allen celebrates its 100th anniversary year. To learn more, visit www.boozallen.com. (NYSE: BAH)
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