Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCG) (the “Company”) today announced it closed an underwritten public offering of 7,475,000 shares of its common stock, including 975,000 shares issued and sold pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares. The shares were issued at a public offering price of $10.10 per share, for net proceeds of approximately $72.2 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and other net estimated offering costs.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to: (1) acquire the remaining 50.1% ownership interest in The Grove at Moscow, Idaho and the remaining 80.0% ownership interest in The Grove at Valdosta, Georgia that the Company does not already own, for an aggregate purchase price of $16.2 million and to repay approximately $27.3 million of mortgage debt secured by these properties; and (2) to reduce borrowings outstanding under the Company’s revolving credit facility, and any remaining net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.
Raymond James, Citigroup and Barclays served as joint book-running managers for the offering. RBC Capital Markets served as lead manager. Baird and Janney Montgomery Scott served as co-managers.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or other jurisdiction.Copies of the final prospectus supplement and the related base prospectus may be obtained by contacting: (a) Raymond James, 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716, or by calling toll-free at 1-800-248-8863, or emailing email@example.com; (b) Citigroup, Attention: Prospectus Department, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11220, or by calling 1-800-831-9146, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; (c) Barclays, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by calling 1-888-603-5847 or emailing email@example.com; or (d) or the Internet site of the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov. About Campus Crest Communities, Inc. Campus Crest Communities, Inc. is a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality, purpose-built student housing properties located close to college campuses in targeted U.S. markets. The Company is a self-managed, self-administered and vertically-integrated real estate investment trust which operates all of its properties under The Grove® brand. The Company owns interests in 33 operating student housing properties containing approximately 6,324 apartment units and 17,064 beds. Since its inception, the Company has focused on customer service, privacy, on-site amenities and its proprietary residence life programs to provide college students across the United States with a higher quality of living.