NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Clipper Realty Inc. (NYSE:CLPR) today announced that it has completed its initial public offering of 6,390,149 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $13.50 per share, including 800,000 shares sold in connection with the exercise of the option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters, resulting in gross proceeds of $86.3 million.
Clipper Realty intends to use the net proceeds of the offering of $78.2 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, to fund the recently announced acquisition of a residential property at 107 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, NY, as well as capital improvements that further modernizes its properties and to fund additional acquisitions within its strategy of acquiring multi-family or commercial properties in the New York metropolitan area.
FBR and Raymond James acted as bookrunners and Janney Montgomery Scott and Wunderlich acted as co-managers of the offering. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus relating to the offering can be obtained from: FBR Capital Markets & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 1300 North 17th Street, Suite 1400, Arlington, Virginia 22209, or by calling 800-846-5050; or Raymond James & Associates, Inc., 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, Attention: Equity Syndicate, or by calling 800-248-8863. The final prospectus may also be accessed through the website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") at www.sec.gov. A registration statement relating to the securities has been declared effective by the SEC. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Clipper Realty:
Clipper Realty Inc. (NYSE: CLPR) is a self-administered and self-managed real estate company that acquires, owns, manages, operates and repositions multifamily residential and commercial properties in the New York metropolitan area, with an initial portfolio in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
For more information on Clipper Realty Inc., please visit www.clipperrealty.com.
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