Matador Resources Co. (NYSE: MTDR) has priced an underwritten public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common stock. Total estimated proceeds of the offering to Matador, before estimated offering expenses, are $189 million. The offering is expected to close on April 21.
Matador intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility; to fund a portion of its future capital expenditures, including the possible addition of a third drilling rig in the Permian Basin in the next six to nine months, along with targeted acquisitions of additional acreage in the Permian Basin, as well as in the Eagle Ford and Haynesville shale plays; and for other general working capital needs. Pending such uses, Matador intends to invest the funds in short-term marketable securities or apply them to the reduction of other short-term indebtedness.
RBC Capital Markets is acting as the sole underwriter of the offering.