CommScope Announces Increase in the Size of Previously Announced Sale of Common Stock

HICKORY, N.C. -- CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: COMM) has announced the increase in the size of the previously announced sale of shares of its common stock on an underwritten basis by an affiliate of The Carlyle Group from 7 million shares to 10 million shares. In addition, the underwriter will have an option to purchase up to 1,500,000 additional shares from Carlyle.  CommScope will not receive any of the proceeds from the offering of shares by Carlyle. Closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about August 29, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.



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Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC proposes to offer the shares of common stock from time to time to purchasers directly or through agents, or through brokers in brokerage transactions on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, or to dealers in negotiated transactions or in a combination of such methods of sale, at a fixed price or prices, which may be changed, or at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to such prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices.

Following the offering, Carlyle will continue to beneficially own 31,216,970 shares, or approximately 16.2%, of CommScope’s outstanding common stock after giving effect to the offering (or 29,716,970 shares, or approximately 15.4%, if the underwriter fully exercises its option to purchase additional shares).  

CommScope has filed an automatically effective registration statement (including a prospectus) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the offering to which this communication relates, and the offering may only be made by means of such written prospectus. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents CommScope has filed with the SEC for more complete information about CommScope and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by writing Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10010, or by telephone at +1 (800) 221-1037, or by email at newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com.

About CommScope
CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Our vast portfolio of network infrastructure includes some of the world’s most robust and innovative wireless and fiber optic solutions. Our talented and experienced global team is driven to help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing capacity; improve network performance and availability; increase energy efficiency; and simplify technology migration. You will find our solutions in the largest buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings of all shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites; in telecom central offices and cable headends; in FTTx deployments; and in airports, trains, and tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions.

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