Cabela’s Incorporated Files Registration Statement For Initial Public Offering

Cabela’s Incorporated Files Registration Statement For Initial Public Offering

Business Editors

SIDNEY, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 23, 2004

Cabela’s Incorporated announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of its common stock.

Credit Suisse First Boston and J.P. Morgan will act as joint book runners with Wachovia Securities, Stephens Inc. and William Blair & Company serving as co-managers for the offering.

When available, a written preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained by contacting Credit Suisse First Boston, LLC, Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010-3629; (212-325-2580); or J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc., Prospectus Department, One Chase Manhattan Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10081; (212 552-5146).

Cabela’s Incorporated, founded in 1961, is the nation’s largest direct marketer, and a leading specialty retailer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise.

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 press release 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 or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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