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Alta Equipment Group Inc. (NYSE: ALTG) ("Alta" or the "Company"), a leading provider of premium industrial and construction equipment and related services, today announced it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1/A with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed public offering of depositary shares, each representing 1/1000th fractional interest in a share of the Company's Series A Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, with a liquidation preference equivalent to $25.00 per depositary share, subject to market and certain other conditions. The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional depositary shares in connection with the offering solely to cover overallotments. The depositary shares are anticipated to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ALTG PR A.
B. Riley Securities, D.A. Davidson & Co., Ladenburg Thalmann, and William Blair & Company are acting as joint book-running managers for this offering. Boenning & Scattergood is acting as lead manager with Huntington Capital Markets and Colliers Securities as co-managers.
A registration statement relating to the proposed public offering of the depositary shares has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall 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 not be permitted.
Alta expects to use the net proceeds of this offering primarily to continue to fund its growth, including future acquisitions and investments and for general corporate purposes.
Ryan Greenawalt, Chief Executive Officer of Alta, said, "Our acquisition pipeline continues to be more attractive than anticipated since we became a public company earlier this year. The proposed offering will provide additional support to execute our acquisition plan, which remains a key pillar of our long-term growth strategy. We believe it’s prudent, and in our shareholder’s best interest, to raise incremental capital at this time given the favorable market conditions and our ability to earn accretive returns well beyond the cost of the incremental capital. Since becoming public, the company has deployed $151 million in capital. These acquisitions have expanded the company’s geographic footprint, technician headcount, product lines, and OEM relationships while contributing approximately $34 million in adjusted EBITDA."
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained from the website of the SEC at http://www.sec.gov or by contacting B. Riley Securities, Inc. 1300 17th Street North, Suite 1300, Arlington, Virginia 22209, Attn: Prospectus Department, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: (703) 312-9580.
About Alta Equipment Group Inc.
Alta owns and operates one of the largest integrated equipment dealership platforms in the U.S. Through its branch network, the Company sells, rents, and provides parts and service support for several categories of specialized equipment, including lift trucks and aerial work platforms, cranes, earthmoving equipment and other industrial and construction equipment. Alta has operated as an equipment dealership for 35 years and has developed a branch network that includes 51 total locations across Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, New England, New York, Virginia and Florida. Alta offers its customers a one-stop-shop for most of their equipment needs by providing sales, parts, service, and rental functions under one roof. More information can be found at www.altaequipment.com.
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