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Slide #13. Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc.
Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO)
Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. ("Academy") (NASDAQ: ASO) today announced that certain of its stockholders (the "Selling Stockholders"), including affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., intend to offer for sale in an underwritten secondary offering 14,000,000 shares of common stock of Academy pursuant to a registration statement filed by Academy with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The Selling Stockholders expect to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,100,000 shares of Academy's common stock. No shares are being sold by Academy. The Selling Stockholders will receive all of the proceeds from this offering. Academy announced that, subject to the completion of the offering, it intends to repurchase from the underwriters, out of the 14,000,000 shares of common stock, a number of shares having an aggregate purchase price of up to $100 million at a price per share equal to the price at which the underwriters will purchase the shares from the Selling Stockholders. The closing of the share repurchase is conditioned on, and expected to occur simultaneously with, the closing of the offering, subject to the satisfaction of other customary conditions. The offering is not conditioned upon the completion of the share repurchase.
Academy Sports & Outdoors operates as a sporting goods and outdoor recreational products retailer in the United States. Co. sells a range of sporting and outdoor recreation products, including sporting equipment, apparel, footwear, camping gear, patio furniture, outdoor cooking equipment, and hunting and fishing gears under the Academy Sports & Outdoors, Magellan Outdoors, BCG, O'rageous, and Outdoor Gourmet brand names. Co. provides seasonal items, such as seasonal wear and accessories, trampolines, play sets, bicycles and severe weather supplies. Co. also sells merchandise to customers across most of the United States via the academy.com website.
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