HOUSTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE: SN) ("Sanchez Energy" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock at a price of $35.25 per share. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to partially fund its pending Catarina acquisition. If the pending Catarina acquisition is not consummated, the Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital and to repay borrowings under its credit facility. Mr. A.R. Sanchez, Jr., Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation and TAEP Security Trust (collectively, the "selling stockholders") have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares of common stock at the same price. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of stock by the selling stockholders. The offering is expected to close on or about June 18, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
Johnson Rice & Company L.L.C., RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC are acting as joint book-running managers of the offering. The underwritten public offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectuses, copies of which may be obtained from Johnson Rice & Company L.L.C., Corporate Finance Department, 639 Loyola Avenue, Suite 2775, New Orleans, LA 70113, phone 1-800-433-5924. When available, an electronic copy of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectuses may also be obtained at no charge at the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The offering is being made pursuant to effective registration statements on Form S-3 previously filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
ABOUT SANCHEZ ENERGY CORPORATION
Sanchez Energy Corporation is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and gas resources in the onshore U.S. Gulf Coast, with a current focus on the Eagle Ford Shale where the Company has assembled approximately 120,000 net acres. The Company also has approximately 57,000 net acres targeting the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.
Company contact: Michael G. Long Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sanchez Energy Corporation (713) 783-8000
Gleeson Van Riet Senior Vice President, Capital Markets & Investor Relations Sanchez Energy Corporation (713) 783-8000
SOURCE Sanchez Energy Corporation