Bright Horizons’ $328.9 million Follow-On Offering


Simpson Thacher represented Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC (“Morgan Stanley”) as underwriter in connection with a registered public offering of 4,150,000 shares of common stock of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (“Bright Horizons”) (NYSE: BFAM), resulting in net proceeds of approximately $328.9 million to the selling stockholders.

The selling stockholders, including affiliates of Bain Capital Partners, LLC, received all of the net proceeds from the offering.

Bright Horizons is a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education, back-up dependent care and educational advisory services designed to help employers and families better address the challenges of work and family life.

The Simpson Thacher team included Mark Brod (Picture), Sung Bum Cho and Steven LoCascio (Capital Markets & Securities); Jennie Getsin (FINRA); and Jonathan Cantor and Michael Badain (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Mark Brod – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sung Bum Cho – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Steven LoCascio – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennie Getsin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Cantor – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Badain – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Morgan Stanley;