American Eagle Energy Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
March 19, 2014 - DENVER, CO
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - March 18, 2014) - American Eagle Energy (NYSE MKT: AMZG) ("American Eagle" or the "Company") announced today it has priced an underwritten public offering of 11,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock at a price of $6.60 per share after giving effect to a 1-for-4 reverse stock split that occurred after the closing of the market this afternoon and will be in effect as of the opening of the market and the commencement of trading on March 19, 2014. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,650,000 shares of common stock. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from this offering (i) to fund the exercise of its purchase option to acquire a portion of its JV partner's interests in its existing acreage and wells in the Spyglass Area, (ii) to fund a portion of its capital budget for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2014, and (iii) for general corporate purposes, including working capital and additional leasehold acquisitions.
Johnson Rice & Company L.L.C. is acting as sole book-running manager, Northland Capital Markets and Euro Pacific Capital are acting as senior co-managers, and Canaccord Genuity and Wunderlich Securities are acting as co-managers of the offering. The underwritten public offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from Johnson Rice & Company L.L.C., Corporate Finance Department, 639 Loyola Avenue, Suite 2775, New Orleans, LA 70113, phone (504) 584-1231.
An electronic copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus may also be obtained at no charge at the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov.
This press release does 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. The offering is being made pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
ABOUT AMERICAN EAGLE ENERGY CORPORATION
American Eagle Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production operator that is focused on acquiring acreage and developing wells in the Williston Basin of North Dakota, targeting the Bakken and Three Forks shale oil formations. The Company is based in Denver, CO. More information about American Eagle can be found at www.americaneagleenergy.com or by contacting investor relations at 303-798-5235 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission can be obtained free of charge at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and the Company's future results that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"). All statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release regarding the Company's financial position, business strategy, plans and objectives of management for future operations, industry conditions, and indebtedness covenant compliance are forward-looking statements. When used in this report, forward-looking statements are generally accompanied by terms or phrases such as "estimate," "project," "predict," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "possible," "target," "plan," "intend," "seek," "goal," "will," "should," "may" or other words and similar expressions that convey the uncertainty of future events or outcomes. Items contemplating or making assumptions about, actual or potential future sales, market size, collaborations, and trends or operating results also constitute such forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties and important factors (many of which are beyond the Company's control) that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements, including the amount we may invest, the location, and the scale of the drilling projects in which we intend to participate; our beliefs with respect to the potential value of drilling projects; our beliefs with regard to the impact of environmental and other regulations on our business; our beliefs with respect to the strengths of our business model; our assumptions, beliefs, and expectations with respect to future market conditions; our plans for future capital expenditures; and our capital needs, the adequacy of our capital resources, and potential sources of capital.
The Company has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations and assumptions about future events. While management considers these expectations and assumptions to be reasonable, they are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, regulatory, and other risks, contingencies, and uncertainties, most of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond the Company's control. The Company does not assume any obligations to update any of these forward-looking statements.
INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:
Marty Beskow, CFA
Vice President of Capital Markets and Strategy
American Eagle Energy Corporation