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Bojangles', Inc. Announces Filing of Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bojangles', Inc. (Bojangles') today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The proposed public offering is expected to consist solely of common stock to be offered by certain of Bojangles' stockholders. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Bojangles' has applied to list its common stock on The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC ("NASDAQ") under the symbol "BOJA".

BofA Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Securities and Jefferies are acting as joint lead book-running managers in the proposed offering. Barclays, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Piper Jaffray, William Blair, KeyBanc Capital Markets, and RBC Capital Markets are also acting as book-running managers in the proposed offering.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, New York 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by emailing: dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, by emailing: cmclientsupport@wellsfargo.com, or by calling (800) 326-5897; or Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10022, by emailing Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com, or by calling (877) 547-6340.

A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes 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.

About Bojangles', Inc.

Bojangles', Inc. is a highly differentiated and growing restaurant operator and franchisor dedicated to serving customers high-quality, craveable food made from our Southern recipes. Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles' serves menu items such as delicious, famous chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, flavorful fixin's and Legendary Iced Tea®. At December 28, 2014, Bojangles' had 254 company-operated and 368 franchised restaurants, primarily located in the Southeastern United States.

CONTACT: For Investor Relations Inquiries: Raphael Gross / Sheryl Freeman of ICR 203.682.8253 / 646.277.1284 For Media Relations Inquiries: Liz DiTrapano / Christine Beggan of ICR 646.277.1226 / 203.682.8239Source:Bojangles', Inc.