DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — RSP Permian, Inc. (“RSP” or the “Company”) (NYSE: RSPP) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 22,000,000 shares of its common stock at $39.75 per share. The offering was upsized to 22,000,000 shares of common stock from the original offering size of 20,000,000 shares of common stock. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,300,000 shares of the Company’s common stock. Total gross proceeds (before the underwriters’ discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses) will be approximately $874.5 million to the Company. The offering is expected to close on October 18, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund a portion of the previously announced acquisition of Silver Hill Energy Partners, LLC and Silver Hill E&P II, LLC (the “Acquisition”). The offering is not conditioned on the consummation of the Acquisition, and if the Acquisition does not occur, the net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include funding a portion of the Company’s 2017 capital budget.
Barclays Capital Inc. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC are acting as lead joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering is made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on March 17, 2015. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by sending a request to:
Barclays Capital Inc.
c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions
1155 Long Island Ave.
Edgewood, New York, 11717
Telephone: 1 (888) 603-5847
RBC Capital Markets, LLC
Attn: Equity Syndicate
200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor
New York, New York 10281-8098
This press release 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 jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About RSP Permian, Inc.
RSP is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the acquisition, exploration, development and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin of West Texas. The vast majority of RSP’s acreage is located on large, contiguous acreage blocks in the core of the Midland Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin, primarily in the adjacent counties of Midland, Martin, Andrews, Glasscock, Dawson and Ector. The Company’s common stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “RSPP.”