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Independent Bank Begins Underwritten Public Offering Of $86 Mln Of Common Stock

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Independent Bank Corp. (IBCP: Quote) announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $86 million of its common stock. The company stated that it intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock sold pursuant to this transaction to cover over-allotments, if any. All of the shares are being offered by the Company.

The company noted that it intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to redeem all of the shares of its Fixed Rate Cumulative Mandatorily Convertible Preferred Stock, Series B (including all accrued and unpaid dividends) and related Warrant, both issued to the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program Capital Purchase Program, for an aggregate payment of $81 million pursuant to the terms and conditions of the previously announced Securities Purchase Agreement, dated July 26, 2013, between the Company and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

The company intends to use any remaining net proceeds for general corporate purposes.

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