Mesa Laboratories Inc. priced an offering of 375,000 common shares at $210 apiece to raise $78.8 million in gross proceeds.
Underwriters of the offering were granted an option to buy up to an additional 56,250 common shares. The transaction is expected to be completed Aug. 12, subject to customary closing conditions.
Mesa Laboratories plans to use the offering's net proceeds, together with a concurrent offering of its senior notes, to continue its acquisition strategy and for general corporate purposes. The company noted that it has not entered into any acquisition agreements at this time.
Lakewood, Colo.-based Mesa Laboratories designs and manufactures quality control instruments and disposable products.
Jefferies LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are representing the underwriters for the common stock and senior notes offerings. Evercore Group LLC and Wells Fargo Securities LLC are serving as book runners on the common stock and notes offerings, respectively, while Janney Montgomery Scott LLC is the lead manager on the common stock offering.