NATCHEZ, Miss., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE) (“Callon” or the “Company”) today announced that it has priced an upsized underwritten public offering of 40,000,000 shares of its common stock for total estimated gross proceeds (before the underwriter’s discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses) of $656 million. The underwriters will have an option to purchase up to an additional 6,000,000 shares of common stock from the Company.
Proceeds from the offering are expected to be used to fund the pending Ameredev Acquisition, as described in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 13, 2016, and the balance for general corporate purposes. If the pending Ameredev Acquisition is not consummated, the Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to fund a portion of its exploration and development activities and for general corporate purposes, which may include leasehold interest and property acquisitions, repayment of indebtedness and working capital.
Barclays and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. The offering is expected to close on December 19, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus, copies of which may be obtained on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the underwriters will arrange to send you the prospectus supplement and related base prospectus if you request them by contacting Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, via telephone at 1-888-603-5847, or by e-mailing [email protected]; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attention: Prospectus Department, via telephone at 1-866-803-9204, or by e-mailing [email protected].
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, 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 such state or jurisdiction. This offering may only be made by means of a prospectus supplement and related base prospectus.
About Callon Petroleum Company
Callon is an independent energy company focused on the acquisition, development, exploration, and operation of oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin in West Texas.