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AEA-Backed At Home Group Completes Initial Public Offering
New York – August 4, 2016 – AEA Middle Market Private Equity portfolio company, At Home Group Inc. (NYSE: HOME) (“At Home” or the “Company”), the home décor superstore, today announced the completion of its initial public offering of 8,667,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share. Shares of the Company’s common stock began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “HOME.” The offering is expected to close on August 9, 2016, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
AEA Investors LP was founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. as a private investment vehicle for a select group of industrial family offices with substantial assets. AEA has an extraordinary global network built over many years which includes leading industrial families, business executives and leaders; many of whom invest with AEA as active individual investors (“Participants”) and/or join its portfolio company boards or act in other advisory roles. Today, AEA’s approximately 70 investment professionals operate globally with offices in New York, Connecticut, London, Munich and Shanghai. The firm manages funds that have approximately $10 billion of invested and committed capital including the leveraged buyouts of middle market companies and small business companies and mezzanine and senior debt investments. AEA Private Equity invests across three sectors: value added industrials, consumer, and services.
About At Home Group Inc.
At Home (NYSE:HOME), the home décor superstore, offers more than 50,000 on-trend home products to fit any budget or style, from furniture, mirrors, rugs, art and housewares to tabletop, patio and seasonal décor. At Home is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and currently operates 115 stores in 29 states.
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