Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 10,434,782 common shares of beneficial interest, at a price to the public of $11.50 per share, for a total of approximately $109.8 million of net proceeds after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. All of the shares are being offered by the Company. The shares will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “DOC.”
The offering is expected to close on July 24, 2013. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,565,216 shares to cover overallotments, if any.
The Company will contribute the net proceeds of the offering to its operating partnership in exchange for OP units in its operating partnership. The operating partnership intends to use the net proceeds received from the Company to repay certain indebtedness, purchase the remaining equity interest in the entity that owns one of the Company’s properties, pay certain debt transfer fees and fees related to the Company’s anticipated credit facility and general corporate and working capital purposes, including expenses associated with the Company’s formation transactions and possible future acquisitions and development activities.
A registration statement relating to the offering of the Company’s common shares of beneficial interest discussed above was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 18, 2013. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, or any solicitation of an offer to buy, 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 any such state or jurisdiction.
Wunderlich Securities, Inc., Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, JMP Securities LLC, BB&T Capital Markets, a division of BB&T Securities, LLC are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering and Compass Point Research & Trading LLC, J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC and B.C. Ziegler and Company are serving as co-managers for the offering.