NATCHEZ, Miss., May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE) (“Callon” or the “Company”) today announced that it has commenced, subject to market and other conditions, an underwritten public offering of 22,000,000 shares of its common stock. The Company expects to grant the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional 3,300,000 shares of common stock from the Company. Proceeds from the offering are expected to be used to partially fund the pending acquisition of assets from Cimarex Energy Co. as described in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on May 24, 2018. If the pending acquisition is not consummated, the Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of our exploration and development activities, a potential redemption of our preferred stock, and for general corporate purposes, which may include leasehold interest and property acquisitions, repayment of indebtedness, and working capital.
J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. The offering will be made only by means of a preliminary 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 preliminary prospectus supplement and related base prospectus if you request them by contacting 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@example.com; or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by mailing 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor – New York, NY 10014.
The common stock will be issued and sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the SEC.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, nor shall there be any sale of the 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. The 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 natural gas properties in the Permian Basin in West Texas.