STEALTHGAS INC: Εγγραφή κοινών μετοχών σε θεσμικούς επενδυτές



ATHENS, Greece, April 30, 2014 – STEALTHGAS INC. (Nasdaq:GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today that it has priced an underwritten registered offering of 4,476,195 shares of its common stock, at an offering price of $10.50 per share for gross proceeds, before estimated expenses payable by StealthGas Inc., of approximately $47.0 million. The shares were placed with several institutional investors, in addition to entities affiliated with the family of StealthGas Inc.’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Global Hunter Securities, LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering.

Net proceeds, after underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated fees and expenses payable by StealthGas Inc., will be approximately $46.3 million.

StealthGas Inc. intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for vessels acquisitions, capital expenditures and other general corporate purposes.

The securities described above are being offered by StealthGas Inc. pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form F-3 (No. 333-189971) including a base prospectus, previously filed and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A final prospectus supplement related to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website located at Electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement, when available, also may be obtained from Global Hunter Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 777 Third Avenue , 22nd Floor, New York , New York 10017 (telephone: 646-264-5601, email:

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

About StealthGas Inc.

Headquartered in Athens , Greece , StealthGas Inc. is a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry. StealthGas Inc. currently has a fleet of 39 LPG carriers with a total capacity of 189,559 cubic meters (cbm), three M.R. product tankers and one Aframax oil tanker with a total capacity of 255,804 deadweight tons (dwt). The Company has agreed to acquire 17 LPG carriers with expected deliveries by the end of 2015. Giving effect to the delivery of these acquisitions, StealthGas Inc.’s fleet will be composed of 56 LPG carriers with a total capacity of 273,959 cubic meters (cbm). StealthGas Inc.’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and trade under the symbol “GASS”.

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