Trinity Capital Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCQX: TRIN), parent company of Los Alamos National Bank (the “Bank”), today announced the successful completion of its previously announced combined rights offering to shareholders and supplemental community offering (collectively, the “Rights Offering”), in which the Company issued an aggregate of 2,105,263 shares of voting common stock (the total number of shares offered) at $4.75 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $10.0 million.
Shares purchased in the Rights Offering are being issued in book entry form. Direct registration system statements for shares purchased in the Rights Offering are expected to be mailed to purchasers on or about November 17, 2017, along with any excess subscription payments. Shareholders who wish to transfer shares into their brokerage accounts should take their direct registration statements to their broker or contact the Company, by calling Abby Greco at 505.663.3970.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, John Gulas, said, “We are extremely pleased with the results of the Rights Offering. We had substantial demand for the available shares, including from our legacy shareholders and employees that have stood with the Company for many years and have sent a strong signal of their ongoing support as we complete our turnaround. The Rights Offering represents the final phase of the Company’s recapitalization plan that began with our welcoming of outstanding institutional partners late last year. We are excited to move forward with our strategy to grow the Company’s earnings and generate value for all of our stockholders, new and old.”
Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. acted as financial adviser and placement agent for the Company in connection with the Rights Offering, and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Co. served as subscription agent. Hunton & Williams LLP acted as legal counsel to the Company and Silver, Freedman, Taff & Tiernan LLP acted as legal counsel to Boenning & Scattergood.
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