Univar (UNVR) Says Shareholders Sold 20.9M Shares of Common Stock

August 15, 2016 4:29 PM EDT

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Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) announced the sale of 20,943,741 shares of Univar's common stock (representing approximately 15.2% of its issued and outstanding shares) by certain of its existing stockholders (the "Selling Stockholders"), including Univar N.V. and GSO COF Facility LLC, to Goldman, Sachs & Co., as the sole underwriter in the registered public offering of those shares. Univar N.V. holds shares the economic benefit of which are held by investment funds affiliated with CVC Capital Partners Advisory (U.S.) Inc. ("CVC"), investment funds affiliated with Parcom ("Parcom") and certain current and former members of management. The shares sold by Univar N.V. represent the economic interest of CVC and certain current and former members of management of Univar. Parcom will not sell any of its economic interest in Univar in this offering. The Selling Stockholders will receive all of the net proceeds from this offering. No shares are being sold by Univar. Following the offering, Univar N.V. will own 3,785,855 shares of Univar's common stock and all of these shares will be beneficially owned by Parcom. Following the offering, GSO COF Facility LLC will own no shares of Univar's common stock.

A shelf registration statement (including a prospectus) for the offering to which this communication relates has previously been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and has become effective. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents Univar has filed with the SEC for more complete information about Univar and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement, when available, may be obtained from Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com.

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.

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