TreeHouse Announces Common Stock Offering to Fund Part of its Acquisition of ConAgra's Private Brands Business
TreeHouse intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to fund, in part, the previously announced acquisition of
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The offering is subject to market and other 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.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities of TreeHouse, nor will there be any sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification.
TreeHouse is a manufacturer of packaged foods and beverages with 24 manufacturing facilities across
Additional information, including TreeHouse's most recent statements on Forms 10-Q and 10-K, may be found at the
This press release contains "forward-looking statements." Forward-looking statements include all statements that do not relate solely to historical or current facts, and can generally be identified by the use of the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "expect," "anticipate," "plan," "intend," "foresee," "should," "would," "could" or other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, which are generally not historical in nature. These forward-looking statements are based on TreeHouse's current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effect on the company. These forward-looking statements and other information are based on the company's beliefs as well as assumptions made by the company using information currently available. Such statements reflect TreeHouse's current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, believed, estimated, expected or intended. Such forward-looking statements, because they relate to future events, are by their very nature subject to many important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated. Such factors include, but are not limited to: future sales to customers; the outcome of litigation and regulatory proceedings to which we may be a party; the impact of product recalls; actions of competitors; changes and developments affecting the company's industry; quarterly or cyclical variations in financial results; the ability to obtain suitable pricing for our products; development of new products and services; the level of indebtedness; the availability of financing on commercially reasonable terms; cost of borrowing; the ability to maintain and improve cost efficiency of operations; changes in foreign currency exchange rates; interest rates; raw material and commodity costs; changes in economic conditions; political conditions; reliance on third parties for manufacturing of products and provision of services; general U.S. and global economic conditions; the financial condition of the company's customers and suppliers; consolidations in the retail grocery and foodservice industries; the ability to continue to make acquisitions in accordance with the company's business strategy or effectively manage the growth from acquisitions; the ability to complete the other financing transactions necessary to consummate and fund the acquisition of the private brands business; failure to integrate and achieve expected benefits of the acquisition of the private brands business; incurrence of significant expenses to acquire and integrate the private brands business; decline in market price of the company's common stock as a result of the acquisition of the private brands business; risks relating to the combined company's substantial indebtedness following the completion of the acquisition of the private brands business; delay or failure in completing such acquisition; and other risks that are described. TreeHouse's Form 10-K for the year ended
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