Here's the Deal
Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:
Chuy’s Holdings, Inc.
Initial Public Offering
Baird served as joint-bookrunner on this offering
Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (“Chuy’s” or the “Company”) (NasdaqGS: CHUY), a portfolio company of Goode Partners LLC, recently completed an initial public offering of 6,708,332 shares of its common stock at a price of $13.00 per share, generating gross proceeds of approximately $87.2 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its senior secured credit facility.
Chuy’s is a fast-growing, full-service restaurant concept offering a distinct menu of authentic, freshly-prepared Mexican and Tex Mex inspired food. Chuy’s, founded in Austin, Texas in 1982, operates restaurants across Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma and Florida. The Company’s restaurants have a common décor but are unique in format, offering an “unchained” look and feel, as expressed by its motto “If you’ve seen one Chuy’s, you’ve seen one Chuy’s!” As of June 30, 2012, Chuy’s owned and operated 36 restaurants.