Campus Crest Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCG) (the “Company”) today announced it has priced, in an underwritten public offering, a reopening of 3,400,000 shares of its 8.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series A Preferred Stock”) with a liquidation preference of $25.00 per share. The Company also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 510,000 shares of the Series A Preferred Stock. The offering is expected to close on or about October 9, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.
The Company estimates that the net proceeds from this offering, after deducting the underwriting discount and other estimated offering expenses, will be approximately $82.0 million or $94.4 million if the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares is exercised in full. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for the repayment of debt, future development or for other general corporate and working capital purposes.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Raymond James, Barclays, Citigroup and RBC Capital Markets are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering. Baird, MLV & Co. LLC, BBVA, Capital One Securities, and PNC Capital Markets LLC are serving as co-managers.
An automatic shelf registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with 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.The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and related base prospectus, dated April 25, 2013, filed as part of the Company’s automatic shelf registration statement relating to these securities. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and base prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained by contacting: (a) Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Attention: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Email: email@example.com; (b) Raymond James & Associates, Inc., 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716, or by calling toll-free at 1-800-248-8863, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; (c) Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling toll-free (888) 603-5847 or emailing Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com; (d) Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, Tel: 800-831-9146 or e-mail email@example.com; or (e) RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Syndicate Operations Department, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street 8th Floor, New York, New York 10281, or by calling toll free 1-866-375-6829, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. About Campus Crest Communities, Inc. Campus Crest Communities, Inc. is a leading developer, builder, owner and manager of high-quality student housing properties located close to college campuses in targeted markets. It has ownership interests in 80 student housing properties and ~43,000 beds across North America, of which 73 are operating and 7 are development or redevelopment properties. The Company is an equity REIT that differentiates itself through its vertical integration and consistent branding across the portfolio through three unique brands targeting different segments of the college student population. The Grove® brand offers more traditional apartment floor plans and focuses on customer service, privacy, on-site amenities and a proprietary residence life program. The Copper Beech brand and townhome product offers more residential-type living to students looking for a larger floor plan with a front door and back porch.