HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DHT Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHT) ("DHT") announced that, pursuant to the Certificate of Designation of the Series B Participating Preferred Stock of DHT dated November 27, 2013, each share of Series B Participating Preferred Stock of DHT, par value $0.01 per share, automatically and without any action on the part of the respective holders thereof, was exchanged (the "Mandatory Exchange") for one hundred (100) shares of DHT's common stock, par value $0.01 per share ("Common Stock"), on February 4, 2014. As a result of the Mandatory Exchange, the number of shares of Common Stock outstanding is 38,798,874, all of which are trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "DHT".
About DHT Holdings, Inc.
DHT is an independent crude oil tanker company. Our fleet trades internationally and consists of crude oil tankers in the VLCC, Aframax and Suezmax segments. We operate out of Oslo, Norway, through our wholly owned management company. You shall recognize us by our business approach with an experienced organization with focus on first rate operations and customer service, quality ships built at quality shipyards, prudent capital structure with robust cash break even levels to accommodate staying power through the business cycles, a combination of market exposure and fixed income contracts for our fleet and a clean corporate structure maintaining a high level of integrity and good governance. For further information: www.dhtankers.com.
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Eirik Ubøe, CFO
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