HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2013--
Frank’s International N.V. (the “Company”) announced today the pricing
of its initial public offering of 30,000,000 shares of its common stock
at $22.00 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New
York Stock Exchange on August 9, 2013 under the ticker symbol “FI.” The
Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to
an additional 4,500,000 shares of the Company’s common stock. The
offering is expected to close on August 14, 2013, subject to customary
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of approximately $618.6
million to repay in full outstanding notes payable to FWW B.V. (“FWW”),
under which there was an aggregate of $415.4 million outstanding as of
June 30, 2013. Following the completion of the offering, FWW will own
119,024,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, representing 58.9% of
the voting power in the Company (assuming the underwriters do not
exercise their option to purchase additional shares of common stock).
Any remaining net proceeds will be contributed to Frank’s International
C.V. (“FICV”). FICV will use such proceeds for general corporate
Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Simmons &
Company International, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Morgan Stanley &
Co. LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS Securities LLC are acting as joint
book-running managers for the offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed
with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This offering will be made only by means of a written prospectus forming
part of the effective registration statement. A written prospectus
meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933,
when available, may be obtained from the offices of: Barclays Capital
Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue,
Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling 1-888-603-5847, or by emailing Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com;
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department,
One Madison Avenue, Level B1, New York, NY 10010, or by calling
1-800-221-1037, or by emailing email@example.com;
Simmons & Company International, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 1900,
Houston, TX 77002, or by calling 1-800-856-5508 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org;
Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue,
Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling 1-800-831–9146, or by emailing email@example.com;
Morgan Stanley, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd
Floor, New York, NY 10014, or by calling 1-866-718-1649, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org;
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attn: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New
York, NY 10282, or by calling 1-866-471-2526, or by emailing email@example.com;
and UBS Investment Bank, Attn: Prospectus Department, 299 Park Avenue,
New York, NY 10171 or by calling 1-888 827-7275.
This press release shall 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 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.
Frank’s International N.V. is a global oil services company that
provides a broad and comprehensive range of highly engineered tubular
services to leading exploration and production companies in both
offshore and onshore environments, with a focus on complex and
technically demanding wells. Founded in 1938, Frank’s has over 4,000
employees and provides services in approximately 60 countries on six
Source: Frank’s International N.V.
Frank’s International N.V.
Al Petrie, (713) 231-2720