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Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announces Closing of $45 Million Private Placement
Posted: 06/12/2013 | Castle Creek

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (the “Company”) announced today the closing of the previously announced $45.0 million private placements with affiliates of Castle Creek Capital Partners (“Castle Creek”) and GCP Capital Partners (“GCP Capital”) and certain other institutional investors pursuant to which the Company issued 4,649,919 newly issued shares of the Company’s common stock and 5,240,192 shares of a new series of non-voting mandatorily convertible non-cumulative preferred stock, each at $4.55 per share (the “Private Placements”).

The Company intends to use the gross proceeds from the Private Placements for general corporate purposes, including, without limitation, the strengthening of its balance sheet, the accelerated resolution and disposition of assets adversely classified by the Company and the optimization of its balance sheet through the restructuring of Federal Home Loan Bank advances, with ultimate goals of repurchasing its preferred stock and warrants issued to the U.S. Treasury through the Troubled Asset Relief Program and exiting from the previously disclosed Written Agreement with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions.

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