Jernigan Capital, Inc. (NYSE:JCAP) Files An 8-K Other EventsItem 8.01. Other Events.
On December 7, 2018, Jernigan Capital,Inc. (the “Company”) and Jernigan Capital Operating Company, LLC (the “Operating Company”) entered intoan Equity Distribution Agreement, dated December 7, 2018 (the “Equity Distribution Agreement”), by and among the Company, the Operating Company, JCAP Advisors, LLC, the Company’s external manager, and Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (“Raymond James”), Jefferies LLC (“Jefferies”), KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. (“KeyBanc Capital Markets”), Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated (“Baird”), BMO Capital Markets Corp. (“BMO Capital Markets”) and B. Riley FBR, Inc. (together with Raymond James, Jefferies, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Baird and BMO Capital Markets, the “Agents”) in connection with the commencement of an at-the-market continuous equity offering program (the “Program”). to the terms and conditions of the Equity Distribution Agreement, the Company may, from time to time, issue and sell through or to the Agents, shares of its common stock, $0.01 par value per share, having an aggregate offering price of up to $75,000,000 (the “Shares”).
Sales of the Shares, if any, under the Equity Distribution Agreement may be made in transactions that are deemed to be “at-the-market offerings” as defined in Rule415 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, including sales made directly on the New York Stock Exchange or sales made to or through a market maker. The Company or either of the Agents may at any time suspend the offering or terminate the Equity Distribution Agreement to the terms of the Equity Distribution Agreement. The actual sale of Shares under the Program will depend on a variety of factors to be determined by the Company from time to time, including, among other things, market conditions, the trading price of the Company’s common stock, capital needs and determinations by the Company of the appropriate sources of funding for the Company. The Company has no obligation to sell any of the Shares, and may at any time suspend offers under the Equity Distribution Agreement or terminate the Equity Distribution Agreement.
Each Agent will be entitled to a commission that will not exceed, but may be lower than, 2.0% of the gross offering proceeds of Shares sold through it as agent. Under the terms of the Equity Distribution Agreement, the Company also may sell Shares to each Agent as a principal, to a separate agreement, for its own account at a price agreed upon in writing at the time of sale.
Each of the Agents has agreed, subject to the terms and conditions of the Equity Distribution Agreement, to use its commercially reasonable efforts consistent with its normal trading and sales practices to execute any order that the Company submits to it under the Equity Distribution Agreement and with respect to which such Agent has agreed to act as the Company’s agent.
The Company intends to contribute the net proceeds from the sale of Shares under the Program to the Operating Company in exchange for units of limited liability company interest in the Operating Company. The Operating Company intends to use any net proceeds from the sale of Shares under the Equity Distribution Agreement to fund its investments and for general corporate purposes, including potential debt repayments.
The Shares will be issued to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on FormS-3 (File No.333-212049), and a prospectus supplement relating to the Shares that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 7, 2018. This Current Report on Form8-K shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Shares nor shall there be any sale of the Shares in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
A copy of the Equity Distribution Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 tothis Current Report on Form8-K. The description of the Equity Distribution Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the copy of the Equity Distribution Agreement filed as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Equity Distribution Agreement, dated December 7, 2018, by and among Jernigan Capital, Inc., Jernigan Capital Operating Company, LLC, JCAP Advisors, LLC, and Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Jefferies LLC, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, BMO Capital Markets Corp. and B. Riley FBR, Inc.|
|5.1||Opinion of Morrison& Foerster LLP regarding the legality of shares.|
|8.1||Opinion of Morrison& Foerster LLP regarding tax matters.|
|23.1||Consent of Morrison& Foerster LLP (included in Exhibit5.1).|
|23.2||Consent of Morrison& Foerster LLP (included in Exhibit8.1).|
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About Jernigan Capital, Inc. (NYSE:JCAP)
Jernigan Capital, Inc. is a commercial real estate finance company. The Company provides capital to private developers, owners and operators of self-storage facilities. It intends to generate long-term returns on development property investments through a fixed rate of interest on its invested capital together with an interest in the positive cash flows of the self-storage development from operations, sales and/or refinancings. It generates cash flows from construction loans and operating property loans in the form of a fixed interest rate and origination fees. It originates various loans, such as bridge loans and credit lines. It has development property investments in Orlando, Atlanta, Tampa, Chicago and Miami. Its operating property loans are located in New Orleans, Newark, Nashville, Sacramento and Chicago. The Company conducts its investment activities through Jernigan Capital Operating Company, LLC. The Company is externally managed and advised by JCap Advisors, LLC.