Behringer Harvard

Behringer Harvard

June 29, 2009 12:43 ET

Behringer Harvard Announces Success of Its Offers to Purchase the IPC US Real Estate Investment Trust Debentures

6% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures Due November 30, 2014 and 5.75% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures Due September 30, 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 29, 2009) -

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Behringer Harvard (the "Offeror") announces success of its offers (the "Offers") to purchase the IPC US Real Estate Investment Trust 6% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures due November 30, 2014 and 5.75% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due September 30, 2012 expired at 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on June 25, 2009.

The Offeror is pleased to announce that all of the conditions to the Offers, including the minimum tender condition, have been satisfied or waived.

At the expiry of the Offers, the preliminary report from the depositary shows that (i) USD $10,483,000 6% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures due November 30, 2014 and USD $25,544,000 5.75% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due September 30, 2012 of the outstanding Debentures have been tendered and not withdrawn pursuant to the Offers.

The Offeror has today informed Computershare Investor Services Inc., the Indenture Trustee for the Offers, that it intends to take up the Debentures deposited under the Offers and expects to pay for all debentures deposited on or about June 30, 2009. It is the intention of the Offeror to call a meeting of Debentureholders to consider the Proposed Amendments (as described in the Offering Circular). The Proposed Amendments will effectively result in the early maturity of the Debentures for the 6% Debenture Offer Price and the 5.75% Debenture Offer Price, respectively.

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