Trinity Capital, a provider of venture debt financing, has gone public after pricing its over 7.3 million shares at $14 per share. The stock began trading January 29, 2021 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TRIN.” Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, A Stifel Company, Wells Fargo Securities and UBS Investment Bank are the lead underwriters.
PHOENIX, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Trinity Capital Inc. (“Trinity”), an internally managed business development company, today announced that it priced its initial public offering of 7,375,274 shares of its common stock at $14.00 per share, consisting of 6,900,000 shares being sold by Trinity and 475,274 shares being sold by certain selling stockholders. Trinity’s shares of common stock are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on January 29, 2021 under the symbol “TRIN.” Trinity also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 1,106,291 shares of its common stock. The closing of the offering is subject to customary closing conditions and the shares are expected to be delivered on or about February 2, 2021.
Trinity intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to pay down a portion of its existing indebtedness outstanding under its credit agreement, to make investments in accordance with its investment objective, and for general corporate purposes.
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, A Stifel Company, Wells Fargo Securities and UBS Investment Bank are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Janney Montgomery Scott, B. Riley Securities, Ladenburg Thalmann and Compass Point are acting as co-managers for this offering.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and declared effective.
Investors are advised to carefully consider the investment objectives, risks and charges and expenses of Trinity before investing. The preliminary prospectus, dated January 21, 2021, contains this and other information about Trinity and should be read carefully before investing. The information in the registration statement is not complete and may be changed.
This press release will not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described above nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to their registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. Offers of these securities are made only by means of the prospectus. The SEC has not approved or disapproved these securities or passed upon the adequacy of the preliminary prospectus. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The offering of these securities will be made only by means of a preliminary prospectus forming part of the registration statement, copies of which may be obtained from: Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., Attn: Debt Capital Markets, 787 7th Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10019, (telephone number: 1-800-966-1559); Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 500 West 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10001, by telephone at (800) 326-5897 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; and UBS Securities LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, telephone: (888) 827-7275 or email: email@example.com.
About Trinity Capital Inc.
Trinity, an internally managed specialty lending company that has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, is a leading provider of debt, including loans and equipment financing, to growth stage companies, including venture-backed companies and companies with institutional equity investors. Trinity’s investment objective is to generate current income and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation through investments consisting primarily of term loans and equipment financings and, to a lesser extent, working capital loans, equity and equity-related investments. Trinity believes it is one of only a select group of specialty lenders that has the depth of knowledge, experience, and track record in lending to growth stage companies.