Butterfield Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering
Hamilton, Bermuda and New York, NY—23 February 2017: The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) today announced the pricing of a registered secondary offering by certain selling shareholders of 9,555,794 of Butterfield’s voting ordinary shares at a price to the public of $31.75 per share (the “Offering Price”). Butterfield will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the shares.
The shares have been offered by certain selling shareholders, including affiliates of The Carlyle Group (the “Selling Shareholders”). The Selling Shareholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an additional 1,433,369 shares at the Offering Price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.
The offering is expected to close on or about 28 February 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup, Sandler O’Neill & Partners and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods are acting as the joint book-running managers, and Raymond James and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as co-managers for the offering.
This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, or by telephone at (866) 471 2526, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, from Citigroup, c/o: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone at (800) 831 9146, or by e-mail at email@example.com, from Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., 1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, or by telephone at (866) 805 4128, or from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., by telephone at (800) 966 1559.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the US Securities and Exchange Commission. This News 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.
This News Release contains forward-looking statements, including with respect to the registered secondary offering. Forward-looking statements may generally be identified by the use of words such as "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "intend," "plan," and "will" or, in each case, their negative, or other variations or comparable terminology. These forward-looking statements include all matters that are not historical facts. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future. As a result, actual events may differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statement made by Butterfield in this News Release speaks only as of the date hereof. New risks and uncertainties come up from time to time, and it is impossible for Butterfield to predict these events or how they may affect it. Butterfield does not intend to update any forward-looking statements after the date hereof, except as required by law.
Butterfield is a specialist provider of international financial services. The Butterfield Group offers a full range of community banking services in Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands, encompassing retail and corporate banking and treasury activities. The Group variously provides private banking, asset management, investment advisory, residential property lending and personal trust services from its headquarters in Bermuda and subsidiary offices in The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Butterfield also provides services to corporate and institutional clients from offices in Bermuda, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, which include asset management and trust services. Butterfield is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Butterfield is also publicly traded in Bermuda, and its shares are listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange.