Sachem Capital Corp. announces the partial exercise of
BANFORD, Connecticut, July 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Sachem Capital Corp. (NYSE American: SACH) announced today that, in connection with its previously disclosed public offering of 1,700,000 shares of its 7.75% redeemable Series A preferred shares the âSeries A preferred sharesâ) which closed on June 29, 2021, the underwriters of this offer have partially exercised their over-allotment option to purchase 203,000 additional shares of Series A preferred shares. The partial exercise of the over-allotment option will generate net proceeds for the Company of approximately $ 4.9 million after payment of underwriting discounts and commissions. The over-allotment shares are expected to close on Friday, July 2, 2021.
The Series A preferred shares have a private credit rating of âBBBâ assigned by Egan-Jones Ratings Company, an independent, unaffiliated rating agency. In addition, the Series A preferred shares have been approved for listing on the NYSE American under the symbol “SACHPRA” and trading is expected to commence on or around July 6, 2021.
Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and William Blair & Company, LLC acted as co-book managers for the offering. Aegis Capital Corp. acted as co-manager of the offer.
Sachem expects to use the total net proceeds of $ 45.4 million from the offering, including the net proceeds from the closing of the over-allotment, for working capital and general corporate purposes, that is to say, primarily to finance new home loans secured by senior mortgage privileges. Sachem may also use the net proceeds to acquire other real estate finance companies or existing mortgage portfolios, although no such transaction is pending at this time.
Investors should carefully consider Sachem’s business objectives, growth strategies, risks, sources of income and operating and other expenses before investing. The offer was made by means of a prospectus supplement, dated June 23, 2021, and the accompanying base prospectus, dated June 17, 2021 (collectively, the âProspectusâ), which have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (âSECâ) of the United States. . The Prospectus contains relevant information about the offer and about Sachem and should be read carefully before investing. Neither the Prospectus nor this press release constitutes an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase Series A Preferred Shares in a State where such an offer, solicitation of an offer or sale is not. authorized.
An in-store registration statement relating to these securities is filed with the SEC and has been declared effective by the SEC. The offer may only be made by means of the Prospectus, copies of which may be obtained as follows: from Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., by written request to 640 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, New York 10019, by dialing the toll-free number 1-800-573-2541 or by sending an email to: [email protected]; by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC by written request to 1717 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19103, by calling toll free 1-800-526-6397 or by sending an e-mail to: [email protected]; of William Blair & Company, LLC by written request to 150 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Illinois 60606, by calling toll free 1-800-621-0687 or by emailing [email protected] Copies can also be obtained free of charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.
Egan-Jones Ratings Company is a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO) and is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as a Credit Rating Provider (CRP). Egan-Jones is also certified by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). A security rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities, and such rating may be revised or withdrawn at any time by the applicable rating agency.
About Sachem Capital Corp.
Sachem Capital Corp. specializes in the issuance, underwriting, financing, management and management of a portfolio of senior mortgages. It offers short term (that is to say, three years or less) secured non-bank loans (sometimes referred to as âhard moneyâ loans) to real estate investors to finance their acquisition, renovation, development, rehabilitation or improvement of properties located primarily in Connecticut. The company does not lend to owner-occupiers. The main underwriting criterion of the company is a prudent loan-to-value ratio. The properties securing the company’s loans are generally classified as residential or commercial real estate and generally are held for resale or investment. Each loan is secured by a first mortgage on real estate. Each loan is also personally guaranteed by the principal (s) of the borrower, which collateral can be secured by a pledge of the guarantor’s interest in the borrower. The company also makes opportunistic real estate purchases outside of its lending business. The company believes it qualifies as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for federal income tax purposes and has elected to be taxed as a REIT as of its 2017 tax year.
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