SOMERSET, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catalent, Inc. (“Catalent”) (NYSE:CTLT), the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced the launch of a secondary public offering of its common stock. Certain stockholders of Catalent (the “Selling Stockholders”) are offering for sale to the public 20 million shares of Catalent’s common stock owned by them. The Selling Stockholders will grant to the underwriters of the secondary offering an option to purchase up to 3 million additional shares of common stock. Catalent is not offering any stock in this transaction and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the Selling Stockholders.
Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Jefferies and Deutsche Bank Securities are acting as joint bookrunning managers for the offering. Blackstone Capital Markets, Evercore ISI, Raymond James, Wells Fargo Securities and William Blair are acting as co-managers for the offering.
A registration statement relating to the Catalent shares being offered by the Selling Stockholders has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), but has not yet become effective. The Selling Stockholders’ shares may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described above, nor shall there be any sale of such shares of common stock 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.
The offering of the shares of common stock will be made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department., 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014; or from J.P. Morgan, Attention: Prospectus Department c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY, 11717 or via telephone: +1 (866) 803-9204. The registration statement is available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov under the registrant’s name.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as “outlook,” “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “continues,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “seeks,” “projects,” “predicts,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates” or the negative version of these words or other comparable words and include all discussions of the contemplated secondary public offering. Such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including (a) any decision by the Selling Stockholders or the underwriters not to proceed with the proposed secondary offering, (b) market conditions making the secondary offering unattractive to potential purchasers of the offered shares of common stock, and (c) those risks and uncertainties described under the section entitled “Part I —Item 1A. Risk Factors” of Catalent’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014, filed with the SEC, as such factors may be updated from time to time in Catalent’s periodic filings with the SEC, which are accessible on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual outcomes or results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements. These factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with the other cautionary statements that are included in Catalent’s filings with the SEC. Catalent undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as required by law.