London, UK, and Philadelphia, US, February 10, 2020—Clarivate Analytics Plc (NYSE:CCC; CCC.WS) (the “Company”), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten offering of 27.6 million ordinary shares at $20.25 per share, which includes 3.6 million shares sold upon the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional ordinary shares.
The Company intends to use the $539.7 million in net proceeds of the offering to fund a portion of the $900 million cash consideration for the previously announced acquisition of Decision Resources Group (the “DRG Acquisition”) and to pay related fees and expenses. If the DRG Acquisition is not consummated for any reason, the Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding indebtedness.
Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, BofA Securities and Barclays Capital Inc. acted as joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from Citigroup Global Markets Inc. c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: (800) 831-9146; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 866-471-2526, email: Prospectusemail@example.com; RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281-8098, or by telephone at (877) 822-4089 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; BofA Securities, NC1-004-03-43; 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte NC 28255-0001, Attn: Prospectus Department, Toll Free: 1 800 294 1322, Email: email@example.com; or Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by emailing Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com or calling 888-603-5847. A registration statement on Form F-1 (including a prospectus) was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on February 3, 2020 and has become effective. The filing is available for free at www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any offer of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
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