FTI Consulting Announces Closing of Common Stock Offering
Baltimore, MD - October 9, 2007
FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 4,830,000 shares of the Company's common stock, which includes 630,000 shares sold pursuant to the exercise of the underwriter's option to purchase additional shares, at a price to the public of $50.00 per share, less the underwriting discount.
The net proceeds to the Company of the offering are $231.84 million, after payment of the underwriting discounts and commissions, but excluding estimated offering expenses. As previously announced, the Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including the continuation of its strategic acquisition program.
Deutsche Bank Securities, Banc of America Securities LLC, and Goldman, Sachs & Co. acted as the joint book-running managers of the offering.
The Form S-3 registration statement relating to these shares automatically became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 28, 2007. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities Prospectus Department, 100 Plaza One, Jersey City, NJ 07311, telephone: 800-503-4611, e-mail: email@example.com; from Banc of America Securities LLC, Capital Markets Operations (Prospectus Fulfillment), 100 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001, telephone: 800-294-1322, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 85 Broad St., New York, NY 10004, fax: 212-902-9316, e-mail: email@example.com. This press release does 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 FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 2,200 professionals located in most major business centers in the world, we work closely with clients every day to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring.
Safe Harbor Statement
Various matters set forth in this press release, such as the company's intention to sell shares and the use of proceeds therefrom are forward-looking statements. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, general market conditions, the market for the company's common stock, the performance of the company's business and other risks detailed from time-to-time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.