On October 5, 2012, CBL closed on an underwritten public offering of 6,900,000 depositary shares, each representing 1/10th of a share of its newly designated 6.625% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (“Series E Shares”) with a liquidation preference of $25.00 per depositary share, including 900,000 depositary shares sold pursuant to the underwriters’ exercise of their option to purchase additional depositary shares. The offering generated net proceeds to the Company of approximately $166.6 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses.

On November 5, 2012, CBL completed the redemption of 460,000 outstanding shares of 7.75% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (“Series C Shares”), and all outstanding depositary shares (“Depositary Shares”), each representing 1/10th of a Series C Share (NYSE: CBLPrC - CUSIP No.: 124830-50-6). The aggregate amount paid to effect the redemption of the Series C Shares (including the Depositary Shares) was approximately $115.9 million, which was funded with a portion of the net proceeds from the issuance of Series E Shares.


Based on today's outlook, the Company is providing 2013 FFO guidance in the range of $2.18 - $2.26 per share. Full-year guidance assumes same-center NOI growth in a range of 1.0% - 3.0%, $2.0 million to $4.0 million of outparcel sales and a 25-50 basis point increase in year-end occupancy. The guidance excludes the impact of any future unannounced acquisitions or dispositions. The Company expects to update its annual guidance after each quarter's results.
Low High
Expected diluted earnings per common share $0.63 $0.71
Adjust to fully converted shares from common shares (0.10 ) (0.11 )
Expected earnings per diluted, fully converted common share 0.53 0.60
Add: depreciation and amortization 1.55 1.55
Add: noncontrolling interest in earnings of Operating Partnership 0.10   0.11  
Expected FFO per diluted, fully converted common share $2.18   $2.26  


CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. will conduct a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, to discuss its fourth quarter results. The numbers to call for this interactive teleconference are (800) 734-8592 or (212) 231-2900. A seven-day replay of the conference call will be available by dialing (402) 977-9140 and entering the passcode 21544170. A transcript of the Company's prepared remarks will be furnished on a Form 8-K following the conference call.

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