August 8, 2012 — CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) announced today that CyrusOne Inc., the wholly owned subsidiary that owns and operates Cincinnati Bell’s data center business, has filed a registration statement on Form S-11 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with CyrusOne’s proposed initial public offering of its common stock. A portion of the proceeds from the initial public offering will be used to repay outstanding indebtedness of CyrusOne owed to Cincinnati Bell.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and BofA Merrill Lynch will act as joint book-running managers.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC 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 news release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, these securities, 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.
The initial public offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus relating to the initial public offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, by telephone at +1 (866) 718-1649 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or from BofA Merrill Lynch, Attention: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10038 or by email at email@example.com.