February 02, 2015
McLean, Virginia– Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (“Booz Allen”)(NYSE: BAH), the parent company of management consulting, technology, and engineering services firm Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., today announced the sale of an aggregate of 12,000,000 shares of Class A common stock (“common stock”) on an underwritten basis by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”) to Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as the underwriter in a registered offering of these shares (the “offering”).
The last reported sale price of Booz Allen’s common stock on February 2, 2015 was $29.42 per share. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC intends to offer the shares of common stock to the public at a fixed price, which may be changed at any time without notice.
In addition, at Carlyle’s request, subject to the completion of the offering, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC will reserve 1,000,000 shares of common stock for repurchase by Booz Allen. The per share purchase price to be paid by Booz Allen will equal the per share purchase price to be paid by the underwriter to Carlyle in the offering. The underwriter will not receive any compensation for the shares being repurchased by Booz Allen.
Upon completion of the offering, Carlyle will own approximately 29.0% of the outstanding common stock of Booz Allen. The offering is expected to close and settle on February 6, 2015. Booz Allen is not selling any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any of the proceeds.
A shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) relating to the offering of the common stock has previously been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and has become effective. Before investing, interested parties should read the prospectus and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information about Booz Allen and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from the underwriter at: Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale 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 such jurisdiction.