RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medalist Diversified REIT (NASDAQ:MDRR) (the “Company”), a Virginia-based real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning and managing value-add commercial real estate in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, today announced the pricing of a public offering of 1,666,667 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $4.80 per share, for a total of approximately $8 million in gross proceeds. Shares of the Company’s common stock trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol “MDRR.”
The offering is expected to close on May 13, 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 250,000 additional shares to cover overallotments, if any.
Aegis Capital Corp. is serving as the sole book runner for the offering and Maxim Group LLC is serving as the Company’s financial advisor.
The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a prospectus. A registration statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release does 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 in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
A copy of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting Aegis Capital Corp., 810 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10019, or by calling (212) 813-1010. The final prospectus, when it is available, may also be obtained on the Securities and Exchange Commission's Web site at www.sec.gov.
About Medalist Diversified REIT
Medalist Diversified REIT Inc. is a Virginia-based real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning and managing value-add commercial real estate in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. The Company’s strategy is to focus on value-add and opportunistic commercial real estate which is expected to provide an attractive balance of risk and returns. Medalist utilizes a rigorous, consistent and replicable process for sourcing and conducting due diligence of acquisitions. The Company seeks to maximize operating performance of current properties by utilizing a hands-on approach to property management while monitoring the middle market real estate markets in the southeast for acquisition opportunities and disposal of properties as considered appropriate. For more information on Medalist, please visit the Company website at https://www.medalistreit.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains statements that are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical, including statements regarding management’s intentions, beliefs, expectations, representations, plans or predictions of the future, and are typically identified by such words as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “may,” “will,” “should” and “could.” Because such statements include risks, uncertainties and contingencies, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company’s present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur, including, without limitation, with respect to the completion of the proposed public offering on the terms described or at all. For example, the fact that this offering has priced may imply that the offering will close, but the closing is subject to certain conditions customary in transactions of this type and may be delayed or may not occur at all. In addition, the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares may imply that this option will be exercised; however, the underwriters are not under any obligation to exercise this option, or any portion of it, and may not do so. Furthermore, the Company disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes. Investors should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements. For further discussion of the factors that could affect outcomes, please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of the prospectus, and in the Company’s annual and periodic reports and other documents filed with the SEC, copies of which are available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov.