RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Medalist Diversified REIT (MDRR) (the “Company”), a Virginia-based real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning and managing value-add commercial real estate in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, today announced the underwriters of its previously announced public offering of 1,666,667 shares of its common stock, have purchased an additional 227,062 shares of the Company's common stock pursuant to their over-allotment option. The price to the public in the offering was $4.80 per share. The net proceeds from the exercise of the over-allotment option were approximately $1 million, after deducting fees and estimated expenses. The exercise of the over-allotment closed on May 21, 2019.
Aegis Capital Corp. served as the sole book runner for the offering and Maxim Group LLC served as the Company’s financial advisor.
The shares were offered pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-11 (File No. 333-229436) that was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on May 8, 2019. Information about this offering is available in the Company’s prospectus filed with the SEC on May 9, 2019, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Aegis Capital Corp., 810 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10019, or by calling (212) 813-1010. This final prospectus may also be obtained on the Securities and Exchange Commission's Web site at www.sec.gov.
About Medalist Diversified REIT
Medalist Diversified REIT Inc. is a Virginia-based real estate investment trust that specializes in acquiring, owning and managing value-add commercial real estate in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. The Company’s strategy is to focus on value-add and opportunistic commercial real estate which is expected to provide an attractive balance of risk and returns. Medalist utilizes a rigorous, consistent and replicable process for sourcing and conducting due diligence of acquisitions. The Company seeks to maximize operating performance of current properties by utilizing a hands-on approach to property management while monitoring the middle market real estate markets in the southeast for acquisition opportunities and disposal of properties as considered appropriate. For more information on Medalist, please visit the Company website at https://www.medalistreit.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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