FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH) and its subsidiary, FelCor Lodging Limited Partnership ("FelCor LP"), today announced FelCor LP intends to offer, subject to market conditions, $500 million of senior secured notes. The senior secured notes will be offered to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and to persons outside the United States under Regulation S of the Securities Act. The pricing and terms are to be determined.
FelCor LP intends to use the proceeds of the offering to redeem approximately $258 million in aggregate face amount of its 10% senior notes due 2014, to repay a $186 million mortgage loan that bears interest at 8.1% and for general corporate purposes.
The notes will not be registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase these securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. This press release is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135c under the Securities Act.With the exception of historical information, the matters discussed in this news release include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Numerous risks and uncertainties, and the occurrence of future events, may cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe our current expectations to be based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be attained or that actual results will not differ materially. We undertake no obligation to update any forward looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in our expectations.