Scorpio Tankers Completes Initial Public Offering
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) announced that it has closed on its previously announced sale of 12,500,000 shares of common stock in its initial public offering, and received net proceeds of $149.6m, after deducting underwriters' discounts and offering expenses. The underwriters have a 30-day option that commenced on March 30, 2010, to purchase up to an additional 1,875,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any.
Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers and representatives of the underwriters, who include Fearnley Fonds ASA, Nordea Bank Norge ASA, DnB NOR Markets, Inc. and Fortis Bank (Nederland) N.V.