Initial Public Offering

Industrial
Initial Public Offering

Summary

Baird served as a co-manager on this offering

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Camping World Holdings, Inc. (“Camping World” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CWH), a portfolio company of Crestview Partners (“Crestview”), recently completed an initial public offering of 11,363,636 Class A common shares at a price of $22 per share, generating gross proceeds of approximately $250 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay outstanding borrowings, as well as for general corporate purposes.

Camping World Holdings, Inc. is the only provider of a comprehensive portfolio of services, protection plans, products and resources for recreational vehicle (“RV”) enthusiasts. Through its two iconic brands, Camping World and Good Sam, the Company offers new and used RVs for sale, vehicle service and maintenance along with more than 10,000 products and services through its retail locations and membership clubs. Good Sam branded offerings provide the industry’s broadest and deepest range of services, protection plans, products and resources while the Camping World brand operates the largest national network of RV-centric retail locations in the United States through 120 retail locations in 36 states and an e-commerce platform. With both brands founded in 1966, product and service offerings are based on 50 years of experience and customer feedback from RV enthusiasts. Camping World is headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

Crestview was founded in 2004 and is a private equity firm focused on the middle market. Crestview manages funds with over $7 billion of aggregate capital commitments and is led by a group of partners who have complementary experience and distinguished backgrounds in private equity, finance, operations and management. Crestview's senior investment professionals primarily focus on sourcing and managing investments in each of the specialty areas of the firm: media, energy, financial services, and industrials. Crestview is headquartered in New York, New York.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Mike Lindemann +1 (414) 298-7408
John Moriarty +1 (650) 947-6811
Justin Holsen +1 (414) 298-7768
David Silver + 44 (0) 207-667-8216
Mark Karns +1 (312) 609-7045
Eric Stetler +1 (312) 609-7022
Industrial
Initial Public Offering
Date
October 2016
Company
Camping World Holdings, Inc.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
North America

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