Preferred Stock OfferingsBy Preferred Stock Channel Staff, updated Sat, May 21, 8:01 AM
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Slide #437. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. — Preferred Stock Offering
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWR)
Preferred Stock Offering Details:
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. announced the sale of an aggregate of 5,984,232 shares of Class A Common Stock of G&W owned by investment funds associated with The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle"). The announced sale represents the entire interest of Carlyle and its associated investment funds in G&W. G&W will not receive any proceeds from the offering. G&W entered into an Investment Agreement with Carlyle in July 2012 to partially fund G&W's acquisition of RailAmerica, Inc. Pursuant to the Investment Agreement, on October 1, 2012, G&W sold $350 million of 5% Series A-1 Preferred Stock to Carlyle, with a conversion price of $58.49. On February 13, 2013, G&W converted all of Carlyle's Series A-1 Preferred Stock into 5,984,232 shares of G&W's Class A Common Stock. The last reported sale price of G&W's Class A Common Stock on the NYSE as of November 13, 2013 was $98.87.
Genesee & Wyoming owns or leases freight railroads worldwide. Co. has three segments: North American Operations, which includes several regions that serve U.S. states and Canadian provinces and includes short line and regional freight railroads; Australian Operations, which serves New South Wales, the Northern Territory and South Australia and operates the Tarcoola-to-Darwin rail line; and U.K./European Operations, which is led by Freightliner Group Limited, a rail maritime intermodal operator and rail freight provider, as well as regional rail services in Continental Europe.
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