July 20, 2015 (Pittsburgh)
NEP Group, Inc. (“NEP”) announced today that it has launched an initial public offering of 13,000,000 shares of its common stock at an anticipated initial offering price between $15.00 and $17.00 per share pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed previously with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). In addition, it is expected that the underwriters will have a 30-day option from the date of the offering to purchase up to an additional 1,950,000 shares of its common stock. The common stock has been authorized for listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “NEPG,” subject to official notice of issuance.
Barclays and Morgan Stanley are acting as lead joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters for the offering. Jefferies, Macquarie Capital and RBC Capital Markets are also acting as joint book-running managers, with Nomura and Stifel acting as co-managers for the proposed offering.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone at (888) 603-5847, or by emailing: Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, or from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, Attn: Prospectus Department.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC 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 these securities, 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.
NEP provides the technology and know-how to enable clients to produce the world’s most prestigious live and broadcast events around the globe. The company is the leading worldwide provider of outsourced production solutions offering technical services for remote production, studio production, video display, host broadcasting, post production, premium playout, smart asset / media management, and multi-screen delivery. NEP’s more than 3,000 employees are driven by passion and a focus on technical innovation, and together they have supported productions in over 65 countries on all seven continents. NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 20 countries.