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Bloomin' Brands Announces Pricing of Secondary Public Offering of Common Stock

TAMPA, Fla., May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:BLMN) announced the pricing of a secondary public offering of 19,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock at a price of $21.50 per share. All of the shares are being offered by certain stockholders of the Company. The offering is expected to close on May 29, 2013, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. In addition, the underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,850,000 shares of common stock from certain selling stockholders.

The offering is being made through an underwriting group led by BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and Goldman, Sachs & Co. who are acting as joint book-running managers. Jefferies LLC is acting as co-lead manager of the offering. William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Raymond James & Associates, Inc, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, and The Williams Capital Group, L.P. are acting as co-managers of the offering.

The offering of these shares is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus related to the offering, when available, may be obtained by contacting one of the following: BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, New York 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department or by emailing dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Telephone: 866-718-1649, or by emailing prospectus@morganstanley.com; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attention: Prospectus Department or by calling 866-803-9204.

A registration statement relating to these shares was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 22, 2013. 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 shares in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any state.

About Bloomin' Brands, Inc.

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is a portfolio of restaurant brands comprised of Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and Roy's with more than 1,450 restaurants in 48 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 19 countries.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain information contained in this press release, particularly information regarding the expected closing of the offering, constitutes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts and generally contain words such as "believes", "expects", "may", "will" or similar expressions. The Company's forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to market conditions; local, regional, national and international economic conditions; and other factors disclosed from time to time in the prospectus, the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions and currently available data and are neither predictions nor guarantees of future events or performance. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements which speak only as of the date hereof. We do not undertake to update or revise any forward-looking statements after they are made, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

CONTACT: Bloomin' Brands, Inc. Investor Relations Mark W. Seymour, Jr. (813) 830-5311 Investor@bloominbrands.comSource:Bloomin' Brands, Inc.