CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cogdell Spencer Inc. (NYSE: CSA) announced today that it commenced an underwritten public offering of 18,000,000 shares of common stock. Cogdell Spencer also plans to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 2,700,000 shares of common stock. Citi and KeyBanc Capital Markets are acting as joint book-running managers.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund a $50 million repayment under Erdman's senior secured term loan, to reduce borrowings under the secured revolving credit facility and for working capital purposes.
The underwriters have reserved for sale by the Company at the public offering price up to 1,000,000 of the shares of common stock offered in the offering for David J. Lubar, one of the Company's directors. The shares of common stock sold to Mr. Lubar will not be subject to any underwriting discount.
The common stock will be issued pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-3 that was previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This communication 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 other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction. A copy of the prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained, when available, from Citi, Prospectus Department, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11220 or by calling 800-831-9146 or KeyBanc Capital Markets (Prospectus Department) 800 Superior Avenue, 17th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44114 or by calling 216-443-2370.
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