Realogy Announces Launch Of $1 Billion Initial Public Offering
September 28, 2012 // Franchising.com // Parsippany, N.J. - Realogy Holdings Corp. (formerly known as Domus Holdings Corp.) (the "Company") today announced that it plans to conduct an initial public offering of 40,000,000 shares of its common stock. The underwriters of the offering will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 6,000,000 shares of common stock from the Company at the initial public offering price. The Company's shares of common stock have been approved for listing on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "RLGY."
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, along with cash on hand, primarily to repay outstanding indebtedness.
Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Barclays Capital Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC are acting as the joint book runners for the proposed offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Wells Fargo Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as lead co-managers and Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Comerica Securities, Inc., CRT Capital Group LLC, Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc., Lebenthal & Co., LLC, Loop Capital Markets LLC and Apollo Global Securities, LLC are acting as co-managers.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus which, when available, may be obtained by contacting: Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY, 10282, by calling (866) 471-2526, or by e-mailing email@example.com or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling (866) 803-9204.
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 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.
About Realogy Holdings Corp.
Realogy Holdings Corp., a global provider of real estate and relocation services, has a diversified business model that includes real estate franchising, brokerage, relocation and title services. Realogy's brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, NRT LLC, Cartus and Title Resource Group. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,500 offices with 238,500 sales associates doing business in 103 countries and territories around the world. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., Realogy is owned by affiliates of Apollo Management, L.P., a subsidiary of Apollo Global Management, LLC, a leading global alternative asset manager.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
The information in this release contains forward-looking information that involves substantial risks and uncertainties regarding the proposed initial public offering by Realogy Holdings Corp. Such risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the possibility that the initial public offering will not be completed within a particular time frame or at a particular offering amount, or at all, including as a result of regulatory, market or other factors, or that the anticipated conversion of the Convertible Notes and/or any reduction of indebtedness will occur. Realogy Holdings Corp. assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this release as the result of new information or future events or developments.