NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GS Acquisition Holdings Corp (the “Company”), a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 69,000,000 units, including 9,000,000 units issued upon the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase an additional 9,000,000 units, at a price of $10.00 per unit. The Company is sponsored by GS DC Sponsor I LLC, an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and David M. Cote and intends to focus on the industrial sector. The units are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) and trade under the ticker symbol “GSAH.U”. Each unit consists of one share of Class A common stock and one-third of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant may be exercised for one share of Class A common stock at a price of $11.50 per share. Only whole warrants are exercisable. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the shares of Class A common stock and warrants are expected to be listed on the NYSE under the symbols “GSAH” and “GSAH WS,” respectively.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC served as the sole book-running manager for the offering, and Deutsche Bank Securities served as co-manager.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282; telephone: (866) 471-2526; email: Prospectusemail@example.com. Alternatively, a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005; telephone: (800) 503-4611; email: prospectus.CPDG@db.com.
A registration statement relating to the securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). 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.
This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,” including with respect to the anticipated use of the net proceeds of the offering. No assurance can be given that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s registration statement and prospectus for the Company’s offering filed with the SEC. Copies are available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.