Abengoa Yield plc (NASDAQ: ABY, “Abengoa Yield”) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 9,200,000 ordinary shares of Abengoa Yield by means of a secondary public offering by the selling shareholder Abengoa (the “Offering”) at a price of $31 per share. The selling shareholder will receive all proceeds from the Offering, in the total amount of $285.2 million, less expenses and underwriters’ discounts. In addition, the underwriters of the Offering have a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,380,000 additional ordinary shares from the selling shareholder. Abengoa Yield will not receive any proceeds from the Offering. The secondary public offering is expected to close on January 22, 2015.
Citigroup and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as global coordinators of the Offering. HSBC and Banco Santander are acting as joint bookrunners.
Copies of the final prospectus, when available, may be obtained without charge from the offices of Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: 800-831-9146) or BofA Merrill Lynch, at 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, or by emailing email@example.com.
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