SEACOR Announces Adjustment to the Conversion Rate of Its 2.50% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2027 and Its3.00% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2028
GlobeNewswire 7-Dec-2017 5:58 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CKH) (SEACOR or the Company) today announced an adjustment to the conversion rate of its 2.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2027 (the Notes due 2027) and its 3.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2028 (the Notes due 2028) in connection with its previously announced dividend payable to all of its stockholders on a pro rata basis consisting of 3,977,135 shares of Dorian LPG Ltd. common stock on December 20, 2017 (the Dividend). The ex-dividend date for the Dividend is December 7, 2017. As a result of the Dividend, the conversion rates were adjusted as follows:
The conversion rate for the Notes due 2027 was adjusted to19.0381 from 18.4176 shares of the Companys common stock per $1,000 principal amount of the Notes due 2027, equivalent to an adjusted conversion price of approximately $52.53 per share, compared to the prior price of approximately $54.30 per share.
The conversion rate on the Notes due 2028 was adjusted to 12.5892 from 12.1789 shares of the Companys common stock per $1,000 principal amount of the Notes due 2028, equivalent to an adjusted conversion price of approximately $79.43 per share, compared to the prior price of approximately $82.11 per share.
SEACOR is a diversified holding company with interests in domestic and international transportation and logistics and risk management consultancy. SEACOR is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol CKH.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements discussed in this release as well as in other reports, materials and oral statements that the Company releases from time to time to the public constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Generally, words such as anticipate, estimate, expect, project, intend, believe, plan, target, forecast and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements concern managements expectations, strategic objectives, business prospects, anticipated economic performance and financial condition and other similar matters. Forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain and subject to a variety of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or expected by management of the Company. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual events or results may differ significantly from these statements. Actual events or results are subject to significant known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors, including risks relating to weakening demand for the Companys services as a result of unplanned customer suspensions, cancellations, rate reductions or non-renewals of vessel charters or failures to finalize commitments to charter vessels, increased government legislation and regulation of the Companys businesses that could increase the cost of operations, increased competition if the Jones Act is repealed, liability, legal fees and costs in connection with the provision of emergency response services, decreased demand for the Companys services as a result of declines in the global economy, declines in valuations in the global financial markets and a lack of liquidity in the credit sectors, including, interest rate fluctuations, availability of credit, inflation rates, change in laws, trade barriers, commodity prices and currency exchange fluctuations, activity in foreign countries and changes in foreign political, military and economic conditions, changes in foreign and domestic oil and gas exploration and production activity, safety record requirements related to Shipping Services, decreased demand for Shipping Services due to construction of additional refined petroleum product, natural gas or crude oil pipelines or due to decreased demand for refined petroleum products, crude oil or chemical products or a change in existing methods of delivery, compliance with U.S. and foreign government laws and regulations, including environmental laws and regulations and economic sanctions, the dependence of Inland River Services and Shipping Services on several key customers, consolidation of the Companys customer base, the ongoing need to replace aging vessels, industry fleet capacity, restrictions imposed by the Shipping Acts on the amount of foreign ownership of the Companys Common Stock, operational risks of Inland River Services and Shipping Services, effects of adverse weather conditions and seasonality, the level of grain export volume, the effect of fuel prices on barge towing costs, variability in freight rates for inland river barges, the effect of international economic and political factors on Inland River Services operations, the ability to realize anticipated benefits from acquisitions and other strategic transactions, adequacy of insurance coverage, the ability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the Spin-off, the ability to remediate the material weaknesses the Company has identified in its internal controls over financial reporting, the attraction and retention of qualified personnel by the Company, and various other matters and factors, many of which are beyond the Companys control as well as those discussed in Item 1A (Risk Factors) of the Companys Annual report on Form 10-K and other reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It should be understood that it is not possible to predict or identify all such factors. Consequently, the preceding should not be considered to be a complete discussion of all potential risks or uncertainties. Given these risk factors, investors and analysts should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the document in which they are made. The Company disclaims any obligation or undertaking to provide any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement to reflect any change in the Companys expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which the forward-looking statement is based, except as required by law. It is advisable, however, to consult any further disclosures the Company makes on related subjects in its filings with the SEC, including Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K (if any). These statements constitute the Companys cautionary statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
For additional information concerning SEACOR, contact Molly Hottinger at (954) 627-5278 or visit SEACORs website at www.seacorholdings.com.