Fairfax, Virginia. First Virginia Community Bank ("FVCbank"), a $420 million commercial bank headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, announced that it has commenced an offering of a minimum of 700 thousand, and up to 1.4 million, shares of its common stock at an offering price of $14.00 per share. FVCbank may increase the number of shares offered by 400 thousand shares in the event that the offering is oversubscribed. The offering is being made through the efforts of the directors and executive officers of FVCbank, with the assistance, on a best efforts basis, of BB&T Capital Markets, a division of BB&T Securities, LLC, and Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P., as sales agents. BB&T Capital Markets is serving as representative of the sales agents.
FVCbank expects to use the proceeds of the offering, $9.8 million if the minimum number of shares is sold, $19.6 million if the maximum number of shares are sold, and $25.6 million if all of the oversubscription shares are sold, in each case before expenses of the offering and fees and commissions payable to the sales agents, to support its lending, deposit taking and investing activities, to support the growth and expansion of the bank and for general corporate purposes.
The offering is expected to close on or about May 10, 2013, subject to extension to May 31, 2013.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering may be made only by means of an offering circular. Existing shareholders who may wish to participate in the offering may obtain a copy of the offering circular by contacting Patricia A. Ferrick, Subscription Agent, at 703.436.3800. Other interested investors may contact Eric Watson or Liz Smith at BB&T Capital Markets at 804-780-3228 or 804-780-3283. To request the offering circular via email, please send requests to "firstname.lastname@example.org". The securities are not deposits and are neither insured nor approved by the FDIC or any other bank regulatory agency. The securities are being offered pursuant to an exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933 provided by Section 3(a)(2) of such Act.
Caution About Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include but are not limited to statements about FVCbank’s plans, objectives, estimates, intentions, and expectations as to future trends, plans, events or results of FVCbank’s operations and policies and regarding general economic conditions. These forward-looking statements are based on current beliefs that involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Because of these uncertainties and the assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based, actual future operations and results in the future may differ materially from those indicated herein. Readers are cautioned against placing undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. For details on factors that could affect these expectations, see the risk factors and other cautionary language included in the offering circular.