IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) today announced the commencement of a secondary public offering of 8,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock, par value $0.01 per share, by Conscientia Investment Limited, the selling stockholder. The selling stockholder also expects to grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 shares.
IHS will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of shares in the offering. Goldman, Sachs & Co. is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering.
IHS has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) and a preliminary prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the offering to which this press release relates. Prospective investors should read the prospectus in that registration statement, the preliminary prospectus supplement and other documents that IHS has filed with the SEC for more complete information about IHS and the offering. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov or by contacting Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attn: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: (866) 471-2526, facsimile: (212) 902-9316, email: email@example.com.
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 other 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 other jurisdiction.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, no assurance can be given that the offering to which this press release relates will be completed. These forward-looking statements reflect IHS Inc.’s current views with respect to future events and are based on assumptions and subject to risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and IHS Inc. assumes no duty, and does not undertake to update forward-looking statements.
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