AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE: JONE) (“Jones Energy” or “the Company") announced today the pricing of an underwritten secondary offering of 5,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock owned by affiliates of Metalmark Capital, LLC, the selling stockholders named in the prospectus (the “Selling Stockholders”), at a price to the public of $10.00 per share. The Selling Stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares of Class A common stock. The Selling Stockholders will receive all of the net proceeds from the offering. The offering is expected to settle and close on May 19, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC acted as sole underwriter for the offering. When available, copies of the prospectus supplement for the offering may be obtained on the website of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), www.sec.gov, or by contacting the underwriters as follows:
|J.P. Morgan Securities LLC|
|Attn: Broadridge Financial Solutions|
|1155 Long Island Avenue|
|Edgewood, NY 11717|
Telephone: 1 (866) 803-9204
The Class A common stock will be issued and sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the SEC.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy common stock or any other securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering of these securities may be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).
About Jones Energy
Jones Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma.