Scorpio Tankers Arrange Funds for Newbuildings

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Scorpio Tankers (having placed orders for 60 newbuilding vessels) announce a loan facility, market underwriters' share purchase option, as well as two time charter-in agreements.

Scorpio Tankers Inc. has received:
(i) a Commitment Letter from a leading financial institution of $129 million
(ii) a Letter of Intent from The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) of up to $300.6 million for a loan facility of up to $429.6 million that is being arranged by the financial institution.
The KEXIM Credit Facility would be used to finance up to 60% of the purchase price of newbuildings upon delivery.

Exercise of Underwriters' Over-Allotment Option
The Company also announced that the underwriters in its previously announced public offering of 20,000,000 common shares exercised their over-allotment option to purchase 3,000,000 additional common shares at the offering price of $9.50 per share, and have received net proceeds of about $209.6 million.

Time Charter-in Agreements
The Company has agreed to time charter-in two Handymax product tankers consisting of:
 •    A Handymax product tanker (37,412 dwt, 2007 built) for one year at approximately $12,500 per day. The Company also has the option to extend the charter for an additional year at $13,250 per day. This vessel is expected to be delivered prior to the middle of October 2013.
    •    A Handymax product tanker (37,455 dwt, 2007 built) for eighteen months at approximately $12,500 per day. The Company also has the option to extend the charter for an additional year at $13,500 per day. This vessel is expected to be delivered prior to the middle of October 2013.
 



 

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