CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bojangles', Inc. (Bojangles') today announced the pricing of its underwritten initial public offering of 7,750,000 shares of its common stock (the "Offering") at a price to the public of $19.00 per share. The public offering consists solely of common stock that is being offered by certain of Bojangles' stockholders. In connection with the Offering, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,162,500 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price. The shares are expected to begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on May 8, 2015 under the symbol "BOJA".
BofA Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Securities and Jefferies are acting as joint lead book-running managers in the 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 offering. Stephens Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey are acting as co-managers in the offering.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final 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: email@example.com; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 7, 2015. 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 March 29, 2015, Bojangles' had 258 company-operated and 377 franchised restaurants, primarily located in the Southeastern United States.
CONTACT: For Investor Relations Inquiries: Raphael Gross of ICR 203.682.8253 For Media Relations Inquiries: Liz DiTrapano / Christine Beggan of ICR 646.277.1226 / 203.682.8239