Eros International Plc Announces Closing of Follow-on Equity Offering

LONDON--()--Eros International Plc (“NYSE: EROS”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, successfully closed its previously announced underwritten public follow-on offering on July 15, 2014. Eros estimates that the net proceeds to Eros from this offering will be approximately $90 million, after deducting underwriter discounts and estimated expenses, based on the public offering price of $14.50 per share. The offering consisted of 7,000,000 A ordinary shares offered by Eros and certain existing shareholders, which consisted of 6,675,000 shares offered by Eros and 325,000 shares offered by the selling shareholders. Eros will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by the selling shareholders. In addition, Eros and an existing shareholder have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,050,000 A ordinary shares in total, which will be equally split between Eros and the existing shareholder at the public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions.

BofA Merrill Lynch, Jefferies, Wells Fargo Securities and Macquarie Capital acted as joint book running managers and EM Securities acted as co-manager for the offering. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, or via email, at and from Jefferies LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, or via e-mail at

A registration statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A copy of the registration statement can be obtained from the SEC’s website at

This press release does 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.

About Eros International, Plc

Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. Eros has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 2,300 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films for home entertainment distribution. For further information please visit:


Mark Carbeck
Chief Corporate and Strategy Officer
Eros International Plc
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Erica Bartsch
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