Steven J. Kessler
Sr. Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Resource America, Inc.
1521 Locust Street - 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 546-5005, (215) 546-5388 (facsimile)
RESOURCE AMERICA,- INC. ANNOUNCES ANTICIPATED FILING OF REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Philadelphia, PA, 12/18/1997 - Resource America, Inc.
(NASDAQ:REXI) (the "Company") today announced that it anticipates filing a
registration statement with respect to an underwritten public offering of up to 2,000,000 shares of its common stock (which may include shares offered by certain existing stockholders). The offering will be made for purposes of
increasing the working capital available for RAI's business operations.
The foregoing common stock may not be offered or sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time that a registration statement with respect
thereto has been filed and becomes effective. This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of such common stock in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.