CompBenefits Corporation Announces Proposed
Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
Atlanta, Georgia December 4, 2006 CompBenefits Corporation announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. All shares in the offering will be sold by CompBenefits.
Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Banc of America Securities LLC will serve as joint book-running managers and CIBC World Markets Corp. will serve as co-manager for the proposed offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy 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. Any offer or sale will be made only by means of a written prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement.
Once available, a preliminary prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained by contacting either
Goldman, Sachs & Co. by email to email@example.com, by mail to Goldman, Sachs & Co. (Attn: Prospectus Department), 85 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004 or by fax to 212-902-9316, or
Banc of America Securities LLC, Capital Markets by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Banc of America Securities LLC, Capital Markets Operations, 100 West 33rd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001
CompBenefits Corporation, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, provides dental and vision benefit plans to over 4.8 million members in 31 states. CompBenefits offers a diversified portfolio of products designed to fulfill the oral and eye health benefit needs of public and private sector employer groups, government-sponsored plans, health plans, and individuals.
George W. Dunaway
Chief Financial Officer