CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11.7 million shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc.'s unrestricted common stock at a price of $29 per share. The Company's unrestricted common stock will begin trading on Nasdaq OMX's (NDAQ.O) Nasdaq Stock Market on June 15, 2010 under the symbol "CBOE."
Of the total offering, CBOE Holdings, Inc. is selling approximately 9.6 million shares of unrestricted common stock. Approximately 2.1 million shares of unrestricted common stock are being sold by certain existing shareholders. CBOE will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling shareholders. In addition, CBOE Holdings, Inc. has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,755,000 shares of unrestricted common stock.
Goldman, Sachs & Co. is the sole global coordinator of the offering, with Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital, Citadel Securities, Citi, J.P. Morgan and UBS Investment Bank acting as joint book running managers and BMO Capital Markets, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer & Co., Raymond James, Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Loop Capital Markets, Macquarie Capital, Rosenblatt Securities Inc. and Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. serving as co-managers.
A registration statement relating to the initial public offering of shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc.'s unrestricted common stock was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 14, 2010. The initial public offering is being made solely by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus, when available, may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282-2198.