Prospect Global Resources Prices 15M Share Common Stock Offering at $1.75/Share
Prospect Global Resources (NASDAQ: PGRX) announced Thursday that it has priced an offering of 15,000,000 shares of its common stock to the public at $1.75 per share. The gross proceeds to the Company from the offering are expected to be $26,250,000 million, and the net proceeds are expected to be approximately $24,295,000 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the offered amount of common stock from the Company at the offering price, less underwriters' discounts and commissions, solely to cover overallotments.
The closing of the offering is expected to take place on or about November 14, 2012, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering (i) to finance the final step in preparation for a final bankable feasibility study due in the first half of 2013, including an in-field drilling program, (ii) to fund a portion of debt payments due to The Karlsson Group Inc. in connection with the closing of the Company's acquisition of The Karlsson Group Inc.'s 50% interest in American