Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust
TSX : AP.UN

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

August 18, 2015 08:52 ET

Allied Properties REIT Announces Completion of Offering of an Additional $75 Million of 3.748% Series A Senior Unsecured Debentures

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Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN)("Allied") announced today that it has completed its previously announced issuance of $75 million aggregate principal amount of series A senior unsecured debentures (the "Debentures"), which was a re-opening of this series of debentures. The Debentures bear interest at a rate of 3.748% per annum and will mature on May 13, 2020. The Debentures were issued at a price of $100.974 per $100 principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest for the period from and including May 13, 2015 to but excluding the date of closing of the offering, with an effective yield of 3.522% if held to maturity. The Debentures were offered on an agency basis by a syndicate of agents co-led by BMO Capital Markets, Scotia Capital Inc. and TD Securities Inc. DBRS Limited has provided Allied with a credit rating of "BBB" (low) with a "Stable" trend relating to the Debentures.

Allied intends to use the net proceeds from this offering: (a) to repay amounts drawn on Allied's unsecured credit facility used for general capital funding related to Allied's capital improvements, acquisitions and intensification projects; and (b) the balance for general working capital purposes.

The offering was made pursuant to a prospectus supplement dated August 13, 2015 to Allied's base shelf prospectus dated November 28, 2014.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements with respect to Allied, its operations, strategy, financial performance and condition. These statements generally can be identified by use of forward looking words such as "may", "will", "expect", "estimate", "anticipate", "intends", "believe" or "continue" or the negative thereof or similar variations. The actual results and performance of Allied discussed herein could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Such statements are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations, including that the transactions contemplated herein are completed. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include, among other things, general economic and market factors, competition, changes in government regulations and the factors described under "Risk Factors" in Allied's Annual Information Form, which is available at www.sedar.com. These cautionary statements qualify all forward-looking statements attributable to Allied and persons acting on Allied's behalf. Unless otherwise stated, all forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and the parties have no obligation to update such statements.

Allied Properties REIT is a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments that enrich experience and enhance profitability for business tenants operating in Canada's major cities. Its objectives are to provide stable and growing cash distributions to unitholders and to maximize unitholder value through effective management and accretive portfolio growth.

Contact Information

  • Allied Properties REIT
    Michael R. Emory
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 977-0643
    memory@alliedreit.com

    Allied Properties REIT
    Cecilia C. Williams
    Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 977-1063
    cwilliams@alliedreit.com