Denver, Colorado, September 19, 2013. RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (the “Company” or “RE/MAX”), one of the world's leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, today announced that it has commenced an initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its Class A common shares pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The initial public offering price is currently expected to be between $19.00 and $21.00 per Class A common share. The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,500,000 Class A common shares to cover overallotments, if any. The Company has applied to list its Class A common shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "RMAX."
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to reacquire regional RE/MAX franchise rights in select markets, redeem preferred membership interests and to repurchase ownership stakes from existing shareholders.
Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan will act as joint book-running managers for the offering. William Blair, RBC Capital Markets and JMP Securities will act as co-managers for the offering. Perella Weinberg Partners is acting as advisor to RE/MAX. The offering of these securities is being made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which can be obtained from:
BofA Merrill Lynch
A registration statement, including a prospectus, which is preliminary and subject to completion, relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time that the registration statement becomes effective. 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 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.
RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, with an innovative, entrepreneurial culture affording its agents and franchisees the flexibility to operate their businesses with great independence. Over 90,000 agents provide RE/MAX a global reach of more than 90 countries. Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX.
RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, is a subsidiary of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RMAX).
With a passion for the communities in which its agents live and work, RE/MAX is proud to have raised more than $130 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, Susan G. Komen® and other charities.
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