Bass, Berry & Sims advised NN, Inc. (Nasdaq: NNBR) in its public offering of 14,375,000 shares of common stock, which was composed of 12,500,000 shares of common stock initially offered and an additional 1,875,000 shares of common stock sold pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares, in each case at the public offering price of $16.00 per share.
he net proceeds to NN from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, are approximately $216,925,000. The company used the net proceeds from the offering to voluntarily repay, in full, the $200,000,000 second lien secured credit facility incurred in connection with its acquisition of Paragon Medical, Inc. The remaining proceeds of the offering will be used for general corporate purposes.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC acted as sole active book-running manager and as representative of the underwriters for the offering. Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. acted as joint book-running managers and Lake Street Capital Markets, LLC, Stephens Inc., William Blair & Company, L.L.C., CJS Securities, Inc. and Regions Securities LLC acted as co-managers.
NN, Inc., a diversified industrial company, combines advanced engineering and production capabilities with in-depth materials science expertise to design and manufacture high-precision components and assemblies for a variety of markets on a global basis. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, NN has 51 facilities in North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, South America and China.
Bass, Berry & Sims advised with a team including Gardner B. Bell, B. Taylor Gray, Jay H. Knight (Picture), Richard F. Mattern, Bryan W. Metcalf, Marisa Rouse, Susan V. Sidwell, T. Gaillard Uhlhorn, V and Taylor K. Wirth.
Involved fees earner: Gardner Bell – Bass Berry & Sims; Jay Knight – Bass Berry & Sims; Richard Mattern – Bass Berry & Sims; Susan Sidwell – Bass Berry & Sims; Taylor Wirth – Bass Berry & Sims; Taylor Gray – Bass Berry & Sims; Marisa Rouse – Bass Berry & Sims; Gaillard Uhlhorn V – Bass Berry & Sims; Bryan Metcalf – Bass Berry & Sims;
Law Firms: Bass Berry & Sims;
Clients: NN Inc.;