Initial Public Offering
Baird served as a bookrunner on this offering.
AboutGMS Inc. (“GMS” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GMS), a portfolio company of AEA Investors LP, recently completed an initial public offering of 8,050,000 shares of common stock (including full exercise of the overallotment option) at a price of $21 per share, generating gross proceeds of approximately $169.1 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds to repay a portion of its outstanding indebtedness.
GMS is the leading North American distributor of wallboard and suspended ceilings systems. The Company’s product offering of wallboard, suspended ceilings systems, or ceilings, and complementary interior construction products is designed to provide a comprehensive solution for its core customer, the interior contractor who installs these products in commercial and residential buildings. Founded in 1971, GMS operates a national network of distribution centers across the United States. With a full line of product offerings, the Company provides a comprehensive solution, or one-stop-shop, for all of its customers for wallboard, ceilings and complementary products. GMS is headquartered in Tucker, Georgia.
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- May 2016
- GMS Inc.
- Target Location
- North America