Gladstone Commercial Corporation Prices Public Offering of 6.625% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Commercial Corporation (Nasdaq: GOOD) (the “Company”) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 2,400,000 shares of its newly designated 6.625% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series E Preferred Stock”) at a public offering price of $25.00 per share, raising $60.0 million in gross proceeds and approximately $57.9 million in net proceeds after payment of underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated expenses of the offering payable by the Company and exclusive of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares (as described below). The Company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 360,000 additional shares of Series E Preferred Stock on the same terms and conditions. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and the shares are expected to be delivered on October 4, 2019.

Stifel, B. Riley FBR, D.A. Davidson & Co. and Janney Montgomery Scott are acting as joint book-running managers of the offering, and Ladenburg Thalmann and Wedbush Securities are serving as co-managers of the offering.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to optionally redeem all of the outstanding shares of its 7.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock and its 7.50% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, and to use any remaining proceeds to pay down its credit facility and for other general corporate purposes. Such optional redemptions will be contingent upon the closing of the Company’s Series E Preferred Stock offering.

The offering is being conducted as a public offering under the Company’s effective shelf registration statement (File No. 333-229209) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Any offer of the securities will be made exclusively by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained, when available, from the SEC’s website at or by contacting: Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated by calling toll-free 855-300-7136 or writing to, B. Riley FBR, Inc. by writing to, D.A. Davidson & Co. by writing to or calling 1-800-332-5915 or Janney Montgomery Scott LLC by writing to or calling 215-665-4450.

This communication 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 other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

About Gladstone Commercial Corporation: Gladstone Commercial is a real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, owning and operating net leased industrial and office properties across the United States. As of July 30, 2019, Gladstone Commercial’s real estate portfolio consisted of 107 properties located in 24 states, totaling approximately 12.9 million square feet.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, which are based upon the Company’s current expectations and are inherently uncertain, including forward-looking statements with respect to the closing of the offering, use of proceeds and the redemptions. Any such statements other than statements of historical fact are likely to be affected by other unknowable future events and conditions, including elements of the future that may or may not be under the Company’s control, and that the Company may or may not have considered. Accordingly, no assurances can be given that the securities offering discussed above will be completed on the terms described, or at all, or that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. Completion of the securities offering on the terms described, and the application of net proceeds, are subject to numerous conditions, including, without limitation, market conditions and other risks and uncertainties as detailed under the caption “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, as filed with the SEC on February 13, 2019 and the Company’s other filings with the SEC, including the preliminary prospectus supplement. Any such forward-looking statements speak only as of the time when made and are based on information available to the Company as of such date and are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. The Company assumes no obligation to revise or update any such statement now or in the future.

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