MONACO, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Navios Maritime Containers Inc. (“Navios Containers”) (N-OTC:NMCI), a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector, announced today that it has closed the private placement of common shares as announced on March 9, 2018.
Navios Containers issued 5,454,546 common shares for an aggregate of $30.0 million of gross proceeds at a subscription price of $5.50 per common share. The net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including vessel acquisitions.
Navios Maritime Holdings, Inc. (“Navios Holdings”) and Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (“Navios Partners”) invested $15.0 million in the private placement and currently own approximately 39% of the outstanding share capital. Each of Navios Holdings and Navios Partners received warrants, with a five-year term, for 1.7% and 6.8% of the newly issued equity, respectively. The offer shares will be tradable on N-OTC on or about March 14, 2018.
Fearnley Securities AS acted as Sole Manager and Bookrunner in the Private Placement, and S. Goldman Advisors LLC acted as Structuring Advisor.
About Navios Maritime Containers Inc.
Navios Maritime Containers Inc. is a growth vehicle dedicated to the container sector of the maritime industry. For more information, please visit our website at www.navios-containers.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning future events; future vessel acquisitions and entering into further time charters. Words such as “may”, “expects”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “anticipates”, “hopes”, “estimates”, and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the information available to, and the expectations and assumptions deemed reasonable by Navios Containers at the time these statements were made. Although Navios Containers believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. These statements involve known and unknown risks and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of Navios Containers. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, the quality of the Fleet and the market for the Fleet vessels, and changes in the availability and costs of funding due to conditions in the bank market, capital markets and other factors, as well as general domestic and international political conditions. Navios Containers expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Navios Containers’ expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based. Navios Containers makes no prediction or statement about the performance of its common shares.
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