GREAT NECK, N.Y., May 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manhattan Bridge Capital Inc. (Nasdaq:LOAN) ("the Company"), a real estate lender specializing in short-term, "hard money" real estate loans, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 1,015,000 common shares, par value $0.001 per share, at a price to the public of $4.39 per share.  The gross proceeds to Manhattan Bridge Capital from the public offering are expected to be approximately $4,450,000 before underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses. Manhattan Bridge Capital has granted the underwriter a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 152,250 common shares from the Company to cover over-allotments, if any.  The offering is expected to close on May 29, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering primarily to expand its loan portfolio, and also for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Aegis Capital Corp. is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering.

This offering is being made pursuant to a shelf registration statement (File No. 333-203678) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and which became effective on May 18, 2015. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering were filed with the SEC, and a final prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus will be filed with the SEC. Electronic copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and, when available, electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from the SEC's website at  or from Aegis Capital Corp., 810 7th Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10019 or via telephone at 212-813-1010 or email:

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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Manhattan Bridge Capital, Inc.Assaf Ran, Chairman and CEO516-444-3400