Reference is made to the stock exchange notice by American Shipping Company ASA (the “Company”) on 15 September 2022 regarding the private placement of 11,247,333 new shares in the Company (the “Private Placement”) at a subscription price of NOK 36 per share.
The share capital increase for the 6,061,650 new shares in Tranche 1 of the Private Placement has now been registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. The new share capital of the Company is NOK 66,678,155 divided into 66,678,155 shares with a nominal value of NOK 1 each.
The new shares in Tranche 1 will be delivered to DNB Bank ASA as redelivery of shares under a share lending agreement between DNB Bank ASA, DNB Markets (on behalf of Clarksons Securities AS, DNB Markets, a part of DNB Bank ASA, and Pareto Securities AS, the joint bookrunners in the Private Placement) and the Company. The share lending agreement was entered into in connection with the Private Placement for the purpose of facilitating delivery of existing and unencumbered shares in the Company that were already listed on Oslo Børs to the investors who were allocated shares in Tranche 1 of the Private Placement on a delivery-vs-payment basis.
For further queries, please contact:
Pål Magnussen, Chief Executive Officer +47 90 54 59 59
Morten Bakke, Chief Financial Officer +47 900 955 94
Leigh Jaros, Controller +1 484 880 3741
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
About American Shipping Company ASA:
Established in 2005 and listed on the Euronext Oslo Stock Exchange, AMSC is a ship owning company with nine modern handy size product tankers, one modern handy size shuttle tanker and one subsea construction vessel on bareboat charters with various counterparties. AMSC has a significant contract backlog, as well as profit sharing agreements with Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. and Keystone Shipping Co., which offers visibility with respect to future earnings and potential dividend capacity. The Company has an ambition to pay attractive dividends to its shareholders. Further information is available at www.americanshippingco.com.