Marks milestone in long-term company transformation
Jacobs Solutions Inc. to begin trading on August 29
DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Jacobs (NYSE:J) announced that it intends to adopt a new holding company structure on Aug. 29, 2022. The name of the new parent company, Jacobs Solutions Inc., more closely aligns with Jacobs’ public identity as a global technology-forward solutions company.
The internal transaction is intended to be tax-free for Jacobs and its stockholders for U.S. federal income tax purposes.
Jacobs’ current stockholders will automatically become stockholders of Jacobs Solutions Inc. on a one-for-one basis, with the same number of shares and same ownership percentage of Jacobs’ common stock that they held immediately prior to the holding company transaction. No material operational or financial impacts are expected, and no stockholder vote is required.
Following the transaction, Jacobs Solutions Inc. will replace Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. as the public company listed on the NYSE and Jacobs Solutions Inc.’s common stock will trade on the NYSE on an uninterrupted basis under the existing symbol “J.” However, a new CUSIP number (46982L 108) has been issued for the shares of common stock.
For more information regarding this transaction, visit Jacobs.com.
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $14 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. Visit jacobs.com and connect with Jacobs on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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