Black Hills Corp. Prices $100 Million Equity Issuance
Source: Nasdaq GlobeNewswire / 24 Feb 2020 16:56:07 America/New_York
RAPID CITY, S.D., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell 1,222,942 shares of its common stock at $81.77 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $100 million, in an underwritten registered transaction.
BMO Capital Markets will act as sole book-runner for the offering.
The transaction is expected to close on or about Feb. 27, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Net proceeds from this transaction will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes, including funding the company’s capital expenditures program and repayment of outstanding short-term debt.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus supplement relating to the offering and accompanying base prospectus previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which may be obtained for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov or, upon request, from BMO Capital Markets Corp., Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 3 Times Square, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10036, or by telephone at 800-414-3627 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor will there be any sale of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Black Hills Corporation
Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) is a customer-focused, growth-oriented utility company with a tradition of improving life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, the company serves 1.28 million natural gas and electric utility customers in eight states: Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
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