HAMILTON, BERMUDA, July 5, 2017 – DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) (“DHT”) filed a shelf registration statement on Form F-3 on June 30, 2017. The shelf registration statement will allow DHT to more readily raise up to $850,000,000 in capital to be used for potential acquisitions or other general corporate purposes. The shelf registration statement also registers the 47,724,395 common shares that were issued to BW Group Limited (“BW”) pursuant to the previously announced Vessel Acquisition Agreement (“VAA”) between DHT and BW. The common shares issued to BW were not registered and are not freely tradable. As is customary, DHT agreed to file a registration statement to cover BW’s securities pursuant to the Investor Rights Agreement, dated as of April 20, 2017.
DHT has no present intention to utilize the shelf registration statement, and has received no indication that BW is planning to sell any of its shares in DHT.
About DHT Holdings, Inc.
DHT is an independent crude oil tanker company operating a fleet of crude oil tankers in the VLCC and Aframax segments. We operate through our wholly owned management companies in Oslo, Norway and Singapore. For further information: www.dhtankers.com.
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Svein Moxnes Harfjeld, Co-CEO: +47 23115080
Trygve P. Munthe, Co-CEO: +47 23115080