GeoMet, Inc. Announces Pricing Of initial Public Offering and Effectiveness of Resale Registration Statement. Shares Will Begin Trading On The NASDAQ Under The Symbol 'GMET'.
Houston, July 27, 2006 - GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) (“GeoMet” or the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock at a price of $10.00 per share. The Company has granted the underwriters in the offering the right to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any. Banc of America Securities LLC acted as the sole book-runner and lead manager with A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc and Raymond James & Associates, Inc. acting as co-managers.
This offering is being made only by means of a final prospectus, copies of which may be obtained from the office of Banc of America Securities LLC, 9 West 57th Street, New York, NY10019. A registration statement relating to these securities has been declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation or an offer to buy these securities, 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 registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.
The Company also announced that its registration statement on Form S-1, which registers for resale by the selling stockholders named therein of the common stock sold by the Company in a private placement in January 2006, has been declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The registration statement covers sales by selling stockholders of up to 10,250,000 shares of GeoMet's common stock. The offering is being made only by means of the final prospectus contained in the referenced registration statement. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation or an offer to buy these securities, 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 registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction. A copy of the prospectus that is part of this registration statement may be obtained from the SEC via www.sec.gov or you may request a copy from Stephen M. Smith, Treasurer, GeoMet, Inc., 909 Fannin Street, Suite 3208, Houston, TX 77010, telephone number (713) 287-2251. GeoMet's transfer agent is American Stock Transfer and Trust Company ("AST"). Any transfers of shares pursuant to sales under the registration statement on Form S-1 should be coordinated through Shareholder Services at AST, 59 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, telephone number (800) 937-5449.
The shares of GeoMet's common stock covered by these registration statements have been approved for listing on The NASDAQ National Market, under the symbol "GMET". NASDAQ will begin quoting bid and ask prices for GeoMet's shares as trades occur beginning on July 28, 2006.
About GeoMet, Inc.
GeoMet, Inc. is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration for and development and production of natural gas from coal seams (“coalbed methane” or “CBM”). Our principal operations and producing properties are located in the Cahaba Basin in Alabama and the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia and Virginia. We also control additional coalbed methane development rights, principally in Alabama, British Columbia, Colorado, Louisiana, Virginia, and West Virginia.
For more information, please visit the Company’s web site at www.geometinc.com or contact Steve Smith at (713) 287-2251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, trends and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Among those risks, trends and uncertainties are our estimate of the sufficiency of our existing capital sources, our ability to raise additional capital to fund cash requirements for future operations, the uncertainties involved in estimating quantities of proved oil and natural gas reserves, in prospect development and property acquisitions and in projecting future rates of production, the timing of development expenditures and drilling of wells, and the operating hazards attendant to the oil and gas business. In particular, careful consideration should be given to cautionary statements made.