Blackwells Offers to Acquire Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation

NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Blackwells Capital LLC (together with its affiliates “Blackwells”), an alternative investment management firm that is one of the largest owners of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (NYSE: MNR) (“Monmouth” or the “Company”), announced today that on December 18, 2020, it submitted an offer letter to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) outlining an all-cash offer to acquire Monmouth for $18.00 per share.

Blackwells’ offer represents a 21.6% premium to the unaffected share price as of December 1, 2020 (at which time Blackwells privately submitted its first all-cash offer to the Chairman of the Board, Eugene Landy), and exceeds the unaffected three-month and six-month VWAPs by 23.8% and 24.8%, respectively. The all-cash transaction is valued at approximately $3.8 billion, including the assumption of debt.