DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kosmos Energy Ltd. (“Kosmos”) (NYSE: KOS) announced today the pricing of a previously announced underwritten public offering of 30,000,000 of its common shares (the “Offering”), all of which were offered by funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC and The Blackstone Group L.P., respectively (the “Selling Shareholders”). The price to the public was $6.65 per share. The Offering is expected to close on January 18, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Kosmos will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the common shares. Barclays is acting as the underwriter of the Offering.
The Offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement, including a prospectus, filed by Kosmos with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on June 22, 2015. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents Kosmos has filed with the SEC for more complete information about Kosmos and the Offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus and a prospectus supplement, when available, may be obtained from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717 (Tel: 1-888-603-5847) or by e-mailing Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com.
This press release is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Kosmos Energy
Kosmos is a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin. Our assets include existing production and development projects offshore Ghana, large discoveries offshore Mauritania and Senegal, as well as exploration licenses with significant hydrocarbon potential offshore Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe, Suriname, Morocco and Western Sahara.