Silvergate Bank is looking to raise around $461 million through sale of 3.31 million shares of common stock.
The crypto-focused bank estimates that net proceeds will be around $532 million if underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional shares in full, according to a filing Wednesday.The shares will be priced at a maximum $145 each.Silvergate intends to use the net proceeds to supplement its regulatory capital levels and support its growth through strategic acquisitions and other initiatives.According to the filing, Silvergate’s digital currency deposits were $15.6 billion as of Nov. 30.The bank recently received an endorsement from JPMorgan, when the investment banking giant gave Silvergate an overweight recommendation.The company’s shares closed at $165.16 on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday.
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UPDATE (Dec. 8, 11:53 UTC): Adds proposed sale price in second bullet point.
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