July 06, 2010 16:05 ET

AdCare Health Systems Closes $6.0 Million Equity Offering

SPRINGFIELD, OH--(Marketwire - July 6, 2010) -  AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK), an Ohio-based long-term care, home care and management company, has closed its previously announced sale of 1,714,286 shares of common stock at $3.50 per share, resulting in gross proceeds to the company of $6.0 million. 

AdCare expects to receive net proceeds of approximately $5.4 million, after deducting underwriting discounts, commissions, legal fees and other offering-related expenses payable by the company. As previously announced, AdCare has granted a 30-day option to the underwriter to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares offered, or 257,143 shares, to cover over-allotments, if any. 

AdCare plans to use the net proceeds of the offering for acquisition purposes, working capital and general corporate purposes.

C.K. Cooper & Company acted as the sole manager for the public offering.

The shares were offered pursuant to a shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on May 4, 2010, which became effective on June 23, 2010. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus, which form a part of the effective registration statement, have been filed with the SEC and may be obtained from the SEC's website at or from C.K. Cooper & Company, 18300 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 700, Irvine, California 92612, Attention: Hue Lapham/Syndicate Department, or, or via fax +1-949-477-9211.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. Any such offer may be made only pursuant to the company's prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus for the offering and only in states in which the offering is registered or exempt from registration and by broker-dealers authorized to do so. The securities offered by the prospectus involve a high degree of risk.

About AdCare Health Systems
AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADK) develops, owns and manages assisted living facilities, nursing homes and retirement communities and provides home healthcare services. Prior to becoming a publicly traded company in November of 2006, AdCare operated as a private company for 18 years. AdCare's 900 employees provide high-quality care, management services and other services for patients and residents residing in 19 facilities, seven of which are assisted living facilities, 11 skilled nursing centers and one independent senior living community. The company owns eight of those facilities. In the ever-expanding marketplace of long-term care, AdCare's mission is to provide quality healthcare services to the elderly. For more information about AdCare, visit

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Statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal law. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's beliefs and assumptions and are based on information currently available to management, and involve known and unknown risks, results, performance or achievements of the company which may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Such factors are identified in the public filings made by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include, among others, the company's ability to secure lines of credit and/or an acquisition credit facility, find suitable acquisition properties at favorable terms, changes in the health care industry because of political and economic influences, changes in regulations governing the industry, changes in reimbursement levels including those under the Medicare and Medicaid programs and changes in the competitive marketplace. There can be no assurance that such factors or other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. Except where required by law, AdCare undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release.

Contact Information

  • Company Contacts
    David A. Tenwick
    AdCare Health Systems, Inc.
    Tel (740) 549-0400
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    Chris Brogdon
    Vice Chairman and Chief Acquisitions Officer
    AdCare Health Systems, Inc.
    Tel (937) 964-8974
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    Investor Relations
    Ron Both or Geoffrey Plank
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    Tel (949) 574-3860
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