LRP V Luxembourg Holdings S.a r.l.

June 11, 2014 18:00 ET

LRP V Luxembourg Holdings S.A R.L. Announces Sale of Common Shares of Tesco Corporation

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 11, 2014) -

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LRP V Luxembourg Holdings S.à r.l. ("LRP") announces that it sold 1,066,182 common shares (the "Shares") of Tesco Corporation ("Tesco") pursuant to Rule 144 of the Securities Act of 1933 (U.S.) (the "Sale"). LRP sold the Shares at a price of $21.25 USD per share, for an aggregate sale price of $ $22,656,367.50 USD. The Shares represent approximately 2.66% of the outstanding Shares. Prior to the Sale, LRP held 4,307,799 Shares (approximately 10.74% of the issued and outstanding Shares).

Following completion of the Sale, LRP held 3,241,617 Shares representing approximately 8.08% of the outstanding Shares.

In addition to the common shares of Tesco held by LRP, John T. Reynolds ("Mr. Reynolds"), a director of LRP GP V, Inc., in his capacity as a member of the Board of Directors of Tesco, holds an aggregate of 35,700 options to purchase Shares ("Options"), 6,368 restricted share units ("RSUs") and 11,232 Shares. In the event all Options and RSUs held by Mr. Reynolds were exercised or redeemed, as the case may be, for Shares, the Shares owned by Mr. Reynolds together with the Shares owned by LRP would total 3,294,917 Shares, representing approximately 8.21% of the then outstanding Shares.

LRP sold the Shares in the normal course in accordance with its investment objectives. LRP may in the future take such actions in respect of its shareholdings in Tesco as it may deem appropriate in light of the circumstances then existing, including the purchase of additional shares or other securities of Tesco through open market purchases or privately negotiated transactions, or the sale of all or a portion of its holdings in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions to one or more purchasers. As a result of the foregoing sale, LRP has ceased to be an "insider" of Tesco.

A copy of LRP's related early warning report filed with the applicable securities commissions and further information may be obtained by contacting Hille‐Paul Schut or Patrick Lauria, the Managers of LRP at: Telephone: 352 263 02271 and Facsimile: 352 263 02272.

Contact Information

  • Hille Paul Schut or Patrick Lauria
    Managers of LRP
    352 263 02271
    352 263 02272 (FAX)