EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) announced today the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 3,600,000 of its common shares. The offering is being conducted as a public offering pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933.
The Company will receive approximately $176.8 million of gross proceeds, before deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for the repayment of the outstanding principal balance of its unsecured revolving credit facility, which was approximately $160.0 million at October 16, 2013, and the remaining net proceeds for general business purposes. Completion of the offering is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to occur on or about October 23, 2013.
Citigroup and KeyBanc Capital Markets are acting as the underwriters for the offering.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be a sale of these securities in any state or other 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.
The offering is being made by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus only. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, when available, may be obtained by contacting Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by telephone at (800) 831-9146, or KeyBanc Capital Markets, Attention: Prospectus Delivery Department, 127 Public Square, 4th Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 or by telephone at (800) 859-1783.
About EPR Properties
EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in properties in select market segments which require unique industry knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns. Our total investments exceed $3.2 billion and our primary investment segments are Entertainment, Recreation and Education. We adhere to rigorous underwriting and investing criteria centered on key industry and property level cash flow standards. We believe our focused niche approach provides a competitive advantage, and the potential for higher growth and better yields.