SANDPOINT, Idaho, Oct 18, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --
Coldwater Creek Inc. (Nasdaq:CWTR) today announced that it intends to offer to sell, subject to market and other conditions, shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. In connection with the offering, the Company expects to grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of common stock. All of the shares will be offered by the Company.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for working capital and other capital expenditures, which may include investments in its marketing strategy and supply chain, as well as other general corporate purposes.
Piper Jaffray & Co. is acting as sole underwriter and manager for the offering.
The shares will be issued pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement. Printed copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained, when available, by contacting Piper Jaffray & Co., by mail at 800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or by telephone at (800) 747-3924.
This press release does not and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Company's common stock, nor shall there be any sale of the common stock in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. Any offer, if at all, will be made only by means of a prospectus, including a prospectus supplement, forming a part of the effective shelf registration statement.
Coldwater Creek is a leading specialty retailer of women's apparel, gifts, jewelry, and accessories that was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Sandpoint, Idaho. The Company sells its merchandise through premium retail stores across the country online and through its catalogs.
Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the securities laws, including statements regarding the proposed public offering of common stock and the intended use of proceeds. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties, risks and assumptions that may not fully materialize or may prove incorrect. As a result, our actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, whether or not the Company is able to raise capital through the sale of common stock or to consummate the offering, the final terms of the offering, the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, prevailing market conditions, the anticipated use of the proceeds of the offering, the impact of general economic or industry conditions, and such other factors as are discussed in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which are based on current expectations and speak only as of the date of this release. We do not assume any obligation to publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements to reflect events or changes in our expectations after the date of this release.
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SOURCE: Coldwater Creek, Inc.