Preferred Stock Offering
In July 2012, the Company completed an underwritten public offering of 4,280,000 shares of its Series A Preferred Stock, including a partial exercise of the overallotment option by the underwriters. The net offering proceeds, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering costs payable by the Company, were approximately $106 million. The July preferred stock sale was priced at $25.685, inclusive of a $0.08 accrued dividend (versus a par sale at the $25.00 liquidation value in March 2012) which equated to a strip yield of 8.30% (versus a 8.50% yield in March 2012). The Company used a portion of the net proceeds to repay amounts outstanding under its line of credit and the remainder to fund acquisitions of target assets. The offering was a reopening of the Company’s original issuance of Series A Preferred Stock, which closed on March 20, 2012.
Common Stock Offering
In September 2012, the Company completed a sale of 8,050,000 shares of its common stock to an underwriter at a price of $18.53 per share. The net offering proceeds, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering costs payable by the Company, were approximately $149 million. The Company used a portion of the net proceeds to repay amounts outstanding under the Credit Agreement and a portion of the remaining proceeds to fund acquisitions of target assets.Book Value The Company’s GAAP book value per common share was $18.13 on September 30, 2012, compared to GAAP book value of $18.16 per common share on June 30, 2012. As of September 30, 2012, the Company had 41,220,754 shares of common stock outstanding. Fair Value If the Company accounted for all of its financial assets and liabilities at fair value, the net fair value of the Company’s financial assets and liabilities at September 30, 2012 would have been $50.2 million in excess of the net carrying value of the Company’s financial assets and liabilities as of the same date.
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