BRANFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sachem Capital Corp. (NYSE American: SACH) today announced that it sold an additional $4.5 million original principal amount of its 6.875% unsecured unsubordinated notes due December 30, 2024 (“Notes”) (NYSE American: SACC), pursuant to the exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option, resulting in additional net proceeds to the company of approximately $4.3 million. Overall, Sachem sold 1,380,000 Notes for aggregate gross proceeds of $34.5 million and net proceeds, after paying underwriting discounts and commissions and other deal related expenses, of approximately $32.9 million.
Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS), and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: NHLD) acted as the lead manager for the offering.
About Sachem Capital Corp.
Sachem Capital Corp. specializes in originating, underwriting, funding, servicing and managing a portfolio of mortgage loans secured by first mortgage liens on real property (referred to in the industry as “hard money” loans). Its customers include real estate investors and developers who use the proceeds of the loans to fund their acquisition, renovation, development, rehabilitation and/or improvement of properties located primarily in Connecticut. The properties securing Sachem Capital Corp.’s loans are generally classified as residential or commercial real estate and, typically, are held for resale or investment. Sachem Capital Corp. does not lend to owner occupants. Sachem Capital Corp.’s primary underwriting criteria is a conservative loan to value ratio. Sachem Capital Corp. has elected to be taxed and operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for federal income tax purposes.
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