Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. (NYSE:MLP) today announced the successful completion of its previously announced rights offering, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 29, 2010. The Company sold an aggregate of 10,389,610 shares of its common stock to existing stockholders through the exercise of rights at a subscription price of $3.85 per share. Because the offering was oversubscribed, the Company is required to allocate the shares of common stock available for sale pursuant to over-subscription requests on a pro rata basis in accordance with the terms of the offering.
As previously disclosed, the net proceeds of the $40 million offering will be used to repurchase all of the Company’s outstanding senior secured convertible notes pursuant to note purchase agreements entered into with the holders between June 22, 2010 and July 22, 2010. The Company will use the remaining proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital and short-term capital requirements.
About Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc.
Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc., organized in 1909, is a landholding, real estate development and asset management company headquartered in Maui, Hawaii. The Company owns approximately 24,000 acres of land on Maui, including its principal development, the Kapalua Resort, a 1,650 acre master-planned, destination resort community.
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