Inland Real Estate is tapping the markets in order to win some new capital. The company announced the flotation of 9 million shares of its common stock in an underwritten public flotation. The price is $10.60 per share. Additionally, its underwriters have been granted a 30-day purchase option for up to an additional 1.35 million shares.
The firm estimates it will take in nearly $92 million in net proceeds from the offering, or slightly more than $105 million if the underwriters exercise their option in full. Inland Real Estate plans to use those funds to repay debt incurred from the $121 million purchase of 50% of the IN Retail Fund joint venture it did not formerly own.
Bank of America's Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo's Securities unit, KeyCorp subsidiary KeyBanc Capital Markets, and Bank of Montreal's BMO Capital Markets are the joint book-running managers of the issue.
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