SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (“DRH” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SAUC), one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings® (“BWW”) with 65 stores across five states, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten registered public offering of 6 million shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $1.00 per share, including 700,000 shares offered by a certain selling stockholder, for total Company gross proceeds of $5.3 million. DRH also granted the underwriter an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to an additional 450,000 shares of its common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about July 24, 2018, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
DRH intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and general corporate purposes, which may include repayment of debt.
Dougherty & Company LLC is acting as the sole managing underwriter for the offering.
The offering is being made pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-225457) that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and became effective on July 5, 2018. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to and describing the terms of the offering were filed with the SEC on July 19, 2018 and may be obtained by visiting the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or by contacting Tony Felling, Head of Sales, Dougherty & Company LLC, 90 South Seventh Street, Suite 4300, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, by telephone at (612) 317-2123 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The final terms of the offering will be disclosed in a final prospectus supplement to be filed with the SEC.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the offering. Nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offering, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. is one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings with 65 franchised restaurants in key markets in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri. DRH’s strategy is to generate cash, reduce debt and leverage its strong franchise operating capabilities for future growth. The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at http://www.diversifiedrestaurantholdings.com.
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Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are not assurances of future performance. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements, including, among others, the risks and uncertainties disclosed in our annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements you read in this news release reflect our views as of the date of this news release with respect to future events and are subject to these and other risks, uncertainties, and assumptions relating to our operations, results of operations, growth strategy, liquidity and this offering. You should carefully consider all of the factors identified in this news release that could cause actual results to differ.