PE-backed extreme value retailer Ollie’s files for IPO

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based extreme value retailer Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and BofA Merrill Lynch are the lead underwriters. Ollie’s is a portfolio company of CCMP Capital.

PRESS RELEASE

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (“Ollie’s”) announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.

J.P. Morgan, Jefferies and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as joint lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the proposed offering. Credit Suisse, Piper Jaffray, KeyBanc Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be obtained from any of the following sources:

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or via telephone: 1-866-803-9204
Jefferies LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 10022, via telephone: 877-547-6340, or via email: Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY, 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, or via email dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy these securities be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or 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 jurisdiction.

About Ollie’s
Ollie’s is an extreme value retailer of brand name merchandise at drastically reduced prices. Known for its assortment of “Good Stuff Cheap,” Ollie’s offer customers a broad selection of brand name products, including housewares, food, books and stationery, bed and bath, floor coverings, toys and hardware.