GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced the pricing of an
underwritten secondary public offering of 36.0 million common shares at
a price to the public of $51.75 per share. The shares are being sold by
certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company
in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering.
In connection with the offering, certain of the selling shareholders
have granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to 5.4 million
additional shares. The offering is expected to close on October 3, 2012.
Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and KKR are serving as joint book
running managers for the offering.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy any securities nor will there be any
sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which
such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration
or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other
jurisdiction. Copies of the prospectus and related supplement may be
obtained by contacting any of the book running managers whose contact
information is listed at the bottom of this announcement.
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for
more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money.
Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and
replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning
supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday
prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With over 10,000 stores in
40 states, Dollar General has more locations in the U.S. than any other
discount retailer. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar
General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as
Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills,
Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola.
Book running managers:
Brooklyn Army Terminal
140 58th Street, 8th Floor
Toll-free: (800) 831-9146
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
200 West Street
York, NY 10282
Telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316
9 West 57th Street, Suite 4200
New York, NY 10019
Dollar General Corporation
Investor and Financial Media Contacts:
Winn Gordon, 615-855-5536
Emma Jo Kauffman, 615-855-5525
Source: Dollar General Corporation
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