Initial Public Offering

Consumer
Initial Public Offering

Summary

Baird served as an active bookrunning manager on this offering.

About

Wingstop, Inc. (“Wingstop” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WING), a portfolio company of Roark Capital Group, recently completed an initial public offering of 6,670,000 shares of common stock at a price of $19.00 per share, generating gross proceeds of approximately $126.7 million. 4,520,000 shares were sold by the selling shareholder. Wingstop will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling shareholder. The Company intends to use the net proceeds that it receives from the offering to pay debt and for general corporate purposes.

Wingstop is a high-growth franchisor and operator of restaurants that specialize in cooked-to-order, hand-sauced and tossed chicken wings. The Company is the largest fast casual chicken wings-centric restaurant chain in the world and is singularly focused on wings, fries and sides. Wingstop operated 745 restaurants across 37 states and 6 countries as of March 28, 2015. Wingstop was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Chris Sciortino +1 (312) 609-4923
Peter Kies +1 (414) 765-7262
David Wierman +1 (404) 264-2211
Matthew Tingler +1 (312) 609-4470
Consumer
Initial Public Offering
Date
June 2015
Company
Wingstop, Inc.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Consumer
Target Location
North America

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