BRIEF-Contango Announces Private Equity Capital Raise

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Contango Oil & Gas Co (MCF) (Texas):

* CONTANGO ANNOUNCES PRIVATE EQUITY CAPITAL RAISE

* CONTANGO OIL & GAS CO (MCF) - EXECUTION OF AGREEMENT WITH SELECT GROUP OF INSTITUTIONAL AND ACCREDITED INVESTORS TO SELL 26.5 MILLION SHARES OF COMMON STOCK

* CONTANGO OIL & GAS CO (MCF) - EXPECTS TO RECEIVE GROSS PROCEEDS FROM EQUITY CAPITAL RAISE OF ABOUT $39.7 MILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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