Hersha Hospitality Raises $155M In Share Offering

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hersha Hospitality Trust said Friday that it raised $155.3 million before expenses in its recent public share offering.

The hotel owner sold about 51.8 million new shares plus 6.8 million to cover overallotments.

It said it will use $110 million of the proceeds to buy a Hampton Inn and a Candlewood Suites in New York.

The company’s stock was up 2 cents to $3.62 in midday trading.

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