Fogo de Chao, Inc. Announces Pricing of Its Initial Public Offering

DALLAS, June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fogo de Chão, Inc. ("Fogo" or the "Company") today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,411,764 shares of its common stock (the "Offering") at a price to the public of $20 per share. The underwriters for the offering will also have a 30-day option to purchase up to 661,764 additional shares of common stock. Fogo common stock is expected to begin trading on The NASDAQ Stock Market on June 19, 2015 under the ticker symbol "FOGO".

Jefferies LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers in the proposed offering. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Piper Jaffray & Co., Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc. are also acting as book-running managers. The offering is expected to close on June 24, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

A copy of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from: Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by emailing Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com, or by calling (877) 547-6340 or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling toll-free at (866) 803-9204.

A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of the registration statement can also be accessed by visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission website at www.sec.gov. 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 Fogo de Chão

Fogo de Chão (fogo-dee-shoun) is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized for over 35 years in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. Fogo delivers a distinctive and authentic Brazilian dining experience through the combination of high-quality Brazilian cuisine and a differentiated service model known as espeto corrido (Portuguese for "continuous service") delivered by gaucho chefs. Fogo offers its guests a tasting menu of meats featuring up to 20 cuts, a gourmet Market Table with seasonal salads and fresh vegetables, seafood, desserts, signature cocktails and an award-winning wine list. The first Fogo de Chão opened in Brazil in 1979. The Company currently operates 26 restaurants in the United States, 10 in Brazil and one joint venture restaurant in Mexico.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: IR@fogodechao.com (972) 361-6225 Media Contact: Kristina Jorge, ICR Kristina.Jorge@icrinc.com (646) 277-1234Source: Fogo de Chao