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Acadia Healthcare Announces Proposed Offering of $340 Million of Common Stock

June 28, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC) announced a proposed underwritten public primary offering of $340 million of its common stock. In connection with the offering, certain selling stockholders intend to grant to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the common stock in a secondary offering. Acadia will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling stockholders pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. To the extent any of the selling stockholders elect not to grant the underwriters an option to purchase some or all of these additional shares, the Company will grant the underwriters an option to purchase such additional shares.

Acadia intends to use its proceeds from the offering principally to fund its acquisition strategy, particularly the planned acquisition of Partnerships in Care and the fees and expenses related to the transaction.

BofA Merrill Lynch, Jefferies LLC and Citigroup are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering, and Raymond James & Associates, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Avondale Partners, LLC, Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated and BMO Capital Markets Corp are acting as co-managers. The offering is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. The offering will be made only by means of a written prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by contacting: (i) BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, New York 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department or by e-mail at dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com; (ii) Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by telephone at (877) 547-6340 or by e-mail at prospectus_department@jefferies.com; or (iii) Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solution, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or e-mail BATProspectusdept@citi.com.

The common stock described above will be offered by the Company and the selling stockholders, as the case may be, pursuant to an automatic shelf registration statement that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. The specific terms of the offering are described in a prospectus supplement to be filed with the SEC in connection with the offering.

Keywords for this news article include: Banking and Finance, Investment and Finance, Acadia Healthcare Company Inc..

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