Scorpio Will Offer At Least 3.5M Shares at $6.75
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) announced today that it is offering a minimum of 3.5 million shares of its common stock in a registered direct placement at a price of $6.75 per share, for which Evercore Group L.L.C. and RS Platou Markets AS are acting as placement agents. The activities of RS Platou Markets AS in the United States will be effected only to the extent permitted by Rule 15a-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The net proceeds of the offering are expected to be used to partially repay outstanding indebtedness under the Company's 2010 Revolving Credit Facility and for general corporate purposes, including vessel acquisitions and working capital. The Company intends to re-draw all or a portion of the amount available under the 2010 Revolving Credit Facility for working capital and general corporate purposes and to fund future vessel acquisitions.
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