Masonite Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering of Common Shares

Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:20pm EST

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TAMPA, Fla.--(Business Wire)--
Masonite International Corporation announced today that it has filed a
registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating
to a proposed initial public offering of its common shares. In connection with
the proposed offering the company intends to apply for listing of its common
shares on the New York Stock Exchange. 

Deutsche Bank Securities, Barclays and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as joint
book-running managers of the offering and Deutsche Bank Securities and Barclays
are acting as representatives of the underwriters. RBC Capital Markets, Wells
Fargo Securities, Zelman Partners LLC and Scotiabank are acting as co-managers
of the offering. 

When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering
may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities, Attention: Prospectus Group, 60
Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, telephone: +1 800 503 4611, or by emailing, or from Barclays, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions,
1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: +1 888 603 5847, or by

About Masonite

Masonite International Corporation is a leading global designer and manufacturer
of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the
residential repair, renovation and remodeling; and the non-residential building
construction markets. Since 1925, Masonite has provided its customers with
innovative products and superior service at compelling values. Masonite
currently serves more than 6,000 customers in 70 countries. 

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission 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 communication shall 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 in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
under the securities laws of any such state.

Masonite International Corporation
Joanne Freiberger, 813-739-1808
Vice President and Treasurer

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