Van heusen corporation announces secondary offering of common stock
The series b convertible preferred stock was issued to affiliates of apax europe v gp co.Limited and apax partners europe managers limited in connection with the company's acquisition of calvin michael kors australia klein in february 2003.
The company will not receive any proceeds from this offering.In connection with this offering, the apax affiliates have agreed to convert all of the remaining shares of series b convertible preferred stock outstanding into common stock.In connection with the voluntary conversion of series b convertible preferred stock by the apax affiliates, the company has agreed to make a payment to the apax affiliates in the amount of $0.88 for each share of common stock received by the Apax affiliates, or an aggregate of approximately $10.2 million.This payment is based upon the net present value of the dividends that the company would have been obligated to pay the apax affiliates through the earliest date on which it is estimated that the company would have the right to convert the series b convertible preferred stock, net of the present value of the dividends payable on the shares of common stock into which the series b convertible preferred stock is convertible over the same period.In addition, the apax affiliates will receive on may 1, 2006 the regular first quarter dividend payable on the company's series b convertible preferred stock.Under the registration rights agreement between the company and the apax affiliates, the company is obligated to bear michael kors bags discount certain costs of this offering, which are currently estimated to be $1.2 million.
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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 shares of common stock in any state in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities law of any such state.Any offering will be made only by means of a written prospectus meeting the requirements of section 10 of the securities act of 1933, as amended.
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