Viper Energy Prices of Secondary Common Stock Offering by Diamondback Energy

MIDLAND, Texas, March 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Viper Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNOM) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 11,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock by Viper’s parent, Diamondback Energy, Inc.. The gross proceeds from the sale of the shares by the Selling Stockholder will be approximately $402.5 million. Viper will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the Selling Stockholder. The Secondary Offering is expected to close on March 8, 2024, subject to customary closing conditions.

The Selling Stockholder has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,725,000 shares of Viper’s Class A common stock.

The Class A common stock will be sold pursuant to an effective automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction. The Secondary Offering may only be made by means of a prospectus supplement and related base prospectus.

About Viper Energy, Inc.

Viper is a publicly traded Delaware corporation that owns and acquires mineral and royalty interests in oil and natural gas properties primarily in the Permian Basin.