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SOURCE WL Ross Holding Corp.
NEW YORK, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday WL Ross Holding Corp. announced that it priced its initial public offering of 43.5 million units, each consisting of one share of its common stock and one warrant to purchase one-half of one share of its common stock at an offering price of $10.00 per unit. WL Ross Holding Corp. is a newly organized blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger or other business combination with a target company. The proceeds of the offering will be used to fund such business combination. The units are expected to begin trading Friday, June 6, 2014 on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "WLRHU." Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the common stock and warrants are expected to be listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbols "WLRH" and "WLRHW," respectively.
Deutsche Bank Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as lead underwriters for the offering. WL Ross Holding Corp. has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 6.525 million units to cover over-allotments, if any, in the public offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 5, 2014. This press release shall 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 an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such State or jurisdiction.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the prospectus may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities, Attn: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, telephone: 800-503-4611, or by emailing prospectus.CPDG@db.com; or from BofA Merrill Lynch, Attn: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including with respect to the closing of the initial public offering and the anticipated use of the net proceeds. No assurance can be given that the offering discussed above will be completed on the terms described, or at all, or that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company's registration statement and preliminary prospectus for the Company's offering filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Copies are available on the SEC's website, www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.
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