UPDATE 1-Wabash National to offer 11 mln shares

* To use portion of proceeds to repay debt

* Selling stockholder to offer 12.5 mln shares

* Shares down 7 pct after market

May 19 (BestGrowthStock) – Semi-trailer maker Wabash National Corp
(WNC.N: ) said it intends to publicly offer 11 million shares,
about 35 percent of its common shares outstanding, and expects
to use a portion of the net proceeds to repay debt.

The company intends to use the net proceeds from its
offering also to redeem all of its outstanding preferred stock
and for general corporate purposes, it said in a statement.

Wabash had about 31.1 million shares outstanding as of
April 28, according to Thomson Reuters data.

The company also said a selling stockholder, Trailer
Investments LLC, intends to publicly offer 12.5 million shares,
and the company will not receive any of the proceeds from the

The selling stockholder plans to grant the underwriters an
over-allotment option of 3.5 million shares.

Shares of the company were down 7 percent at $8.25 in
trading after the bell. They closed at $8.86 Wednesday on the
New York Stock Exchange.

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(Reporting by Bijoy Koyitty in Bangalore; Editing by
Unnikrishnan Nair)

UPDATE 1-Wabash National to offer 11 mln shares