ROCHESTER, N. H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Albany International Corp. (NYSE: AIN) (the “Company”) today announced the closing of the previously announced secondary offering of shares of its Class A common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Class A Common Stock”). Standish Family Holdings, LLC and J.S. Standish Company (collectively, the “Selling Stockholders”) sold 1,405,217 shares of Class A Common Stock at a price to the public of $68.00 per share.
In connection with the offering, Standish Family Holdings, LLC granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 210,783 additional shares of Class A Common Stock. On May 31, 2019, the underwriters exercised the option in full. As a result, the total number of shares of Class A Common Stock sold was increased to 1,616,000. The Selling Stockholders received all of the net proceeds from this offering. No shares were sold by the Company.
J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch have acted as joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters for the offering. Baird, Cowen, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Sidoti & Company, LLC have acted as co-managers for the offering.
A Registration Statement on Form S-3 (including a prospectus) relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and is effective. A copy of the prospectus and accompanying prospectus supplement related to the offering may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or via telephone at 1-866-803-9204; or BofA Merrill Lynch, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28255, or by email at email@example.com.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Albany International Corp.
Albany International Corp. is a leading developer and manufacturer of engineered components, using advanced materials processing and automation capabilities, with two core businesses. Machine Clothing is the world’s leading producer of fabrics and process felts used in the manufacture of all grades of paper products. Albany Engineered Composites is a rapidly growing designer and manufacturer of advanced materials-based engineered components for jet engine and airframe applications, supporting both commercial and military platforms. Albany International is headquartered in Rochester, New Hampshire, operates 22 plants in 10 countries, employs 4,400 people worldwide, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Symbol: AIN).
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release may contain statements, estimates, or projections that constitute “forward-looking statements” as defined under U.S. federal securities laws. Because forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Certain of the risks and uncertainties to which the Company is subject are described in the Registration Statement on Form S-3 under the heading “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements,” the Prospectus Supplement dated May 30, 2019 under the headings “Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements” and “Risk factors,” the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018 under the headings “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors,” the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 under the heading “Forward-Looking Statements” and other applicable filings with the SEC. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, and the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.