Bridge Bancorp Prices 1.67M Share IPO at $20.75/Share
Bridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: BDGE) announced today that it has priced a public offering of 1,675,000 shares of common stock at a price of $20.75 per share, for gross proceeds of approximately $34.8 million, exclusive of the underwriters' 30-day option to purchase additional shares. The net proceeds of the offering after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses are expected to be approximately $32.6 million. The purpose of the offering is in part to provide additional capital to Bridge Bancorp to support its acquisition of FNBNY Bancorp, Inc. and for general corporate purposes.
The underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares sold. The Company expects to close the transaction, subject to customary conditions, on or about October 8, 2013.
RBC Capital Markets, LLC is acting as sole book-running manager and Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. is co-manager for the offering.