Follow-On Offering

Industrial
Follow-On Offering

Summary

Baird served as a co-manager on this offering

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Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (“Wesco Aircraft” or the “Company”) (NYSE: WAIR) recently completed a follow-on offering of 17,250,000 shares of common stock at a price of $16.00 per share, generating gross proceeds of $276 million. All of the shares offered were sold by a selling shareholder. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares in the offering.

Wesco Aircraft is one of the world's largest distributors and providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry on an annual sales basis. The Company’s services range from traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time (“JIT”) delivery and point-of-use inventory management. Wesco Aircraft supplies approximately 500,000 different stock keeping units, or
SKUs, including hardware, bearings, tools, electronic components and machined parts. The Company serves over 7,400 customers in the commercial, military and general aviation sectors, including the leading original equipment manufacturers and their subcontractors, through which Wesco Aircraft supports nearly all major Western aircraft programs. The Company has more than 1,200 employees and operates across 42 locations in 12 countries.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Tom Lange (813) 273-8248
Jason Kliewer (813) 273-8242
Peter Kies (414) 765-7262
David Wierman (404) 264-2211
David Silver +44 (0) 20 7667 8216
Industrial
Follow-On Offering
Date
May 2013
Company
Wesco Aircraft Holdings
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
North America

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