HCP Prices $350 Million Of 4.20% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2024

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) today priced an offering of $350 million of 4.20% senior unsecured notes due 2024. The offering size was increased in response to investor demand. The price to investors was 99.537% of the principal amount of the notes representing a yield-to-maturity of 4.257%.

The net proceeds from the offering after expenses are approximately $344.9 million and will be used to repay $240 million outstanding under HCP's bank line of credit, which borrowings were used, along with cash on hand, to repay at maturity (i) $400 million aggregate principal amount of HCP's 2.70% Senior Notes due February 1, 2014 and (ii) $156 million aggregate principal amount of 5.70% mortgage debt due February 1, 2014. HCP intends to use the remaining net proceeds raised in this offering for general corporate purposes.

The offering is expected to close on February 21, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.

Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

This offering of notes may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and a prospectus. A copy of the prospectus supplement and the prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and, when available, can be obtained from: (i) Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; (ii) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk, or by calling: 212-834-4533 collect; and (iii) Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 1525 West W.T. Harris Blvd. NC0675, Charlotte, NC 28262, Attention: Capital Markets Client Support, or by calling: 1-800-326-5897.

This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification thereof under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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