Libbey announces dividend, shelf registration filing

Tableware manufacturer Libbey Inc. announced that its board of directors declared the company“s quarterly cash dividend of USD 0.025 cents per share. The dividend will be paid on 10 June 2008, to sha…

Tableware manufacturer Libbey Inc. announced that its board of directors declared the company“s quarterly cash dividend of USD 0.025 cents per share. The dividend will be paid on 10 June 2008, to shareholders of record as of 28 May 2008. As of 12 May 2008, Libbey had 14,606,199 shares outstanding. In a separate announcement, the firm said that its board of directors has approved the filing of a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 to register up to USD 550 million aggregate amount of debt securities, common stock, preferred stock, warrants to purchase debt securities, common stock, preferred stock or depositary shares, rights to purchase common stock or preferred stock, securities purchase contracts, securities purchase units and depositary shares. The timing and terms of an offering of these securities will be determined by market conditions and as set forth in a prospectus supplement to be filed at the time of any offering.