The historical balances of Silver Bay’s Predecessor have been reflected at carryover basis in Silver Bay’s consolidated financial statements for 2012. The assets and liabilities of the Provident Entities’ have been recorded at their fair value upon acquisition.
In the first quarter of 2012, Silver Bay’s Predecessor began acquiring a portfolio of single-family properties. A substantial number of these properties did not generate revenue for the fourth quarter and full year of 2012 as they were still in the stabilization phase, or the period before a property becomes income producing.
Portfolio Summary and Operating Metrics
Silver Bay managed a portfolio of 3,405 single-family properties as of December 31, 2012. During the fourth quarter, Silver Bay and its Predecessor acquired 857 properties in the fourth quarter, exclusive of the acquisition of the 881 properties owned by the Provident Entities. The Company achieved an occupancy rate of 96% and an average monthly rent of $1,148 on 1,779 properties that were stabilized as of December 31, 2012. Silver Bay reported an occupancy rate of 83% and an average monthly rent of $1,143 on 1,583 properties that were owned for a minimum of six months. A total of 1,705 single-family properties of the aggregate portfolio were leased as of December 31, 2012, resulting in an occupancy rate of 50%. The occupancy rate of the aggregate portfolio is not indicative of the portfolio’s expected performance due to the significant number of recently acquired properties and those still in the stabilization phase. A summary of Silver Bay’s occupancy rates in addition to Silver Bay’s supplementary definition of stabilized properties are included in the financial and operating tables accompanying this press release.
Public Stock Offerings
On December 19, 2012, Silver Bay completed an initial public offering of common stock. The offering resulted in the issuance of 13,250,000 shares of common stock for net proceeds of approximately $228.5 million. Subsequent to quarter end, Silver Bay issued an additional 1,987,500 shares of common stock pursuant to the underwriters’ over-allotment option for net proceeds of approximately $34.8 million. Silver Bay intends to use the net proceeds from these offerings to purchase additional single-family properties, to renovate such properties for rental to residents and for working capital.