SOURCE: Developers Diversified

September 17, 2009 18:30 ET

Developers Diversified Announces Completion of Cash Tender Offers

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - September 17, 2009) - Developers Diversified Realty (NYSE: DDR) announced today that it has completed the purchase of approximately $250 million aggregate principal amount of its Senior Unsecured Notes through the previously announced cash tender offers that commenced August 13, 2009. The following series of Notes were accepted for an aggregate consideration of approximately $228 million, excluding accrued interest:

                                            Aggregate               Total
                                            Principal              Consid-
                              Outstanding    Amount                eration
                               Principal  Accepted for  Cash Spend   per
     Notes         CUSIP No.   Amount(1)    Purchase    Required(2) Note(3)
----------------- ---------- ------------ ------------ ------------ ------
2010 Notes
  5.00% Notes
   due 2010        251591AL7 $193,574,000   $42,295,000  $42,448,000  $985
  4.625% Notes
   due 2010        251591AG8 $259,776,000   $32,142,000  $31,528,000  $975

2011 and 2012 Notes
  5.25% Notes
   due 2011        251591AK9 $185,169,000    $4,442,000   $4,274,000  $940
  5.375% Notes
   due 2012        251591AN3 $346,575,000  $123,108,000 $113,591,000  $900

2015 and 2018 Notes
  5.50% Notes
   due 2015        251591AM5 $200,000,000   $30,329,000  $25,486,000  $820
  7.50% Notes
   due 2018        25159NAW5 $100,000,000   $17,804,000  $15,572,000  $850
                                           ------------ ------------
Total                                      $250,120,000 $232,899,000


(1)  Prior to consummation of tender offers.

(2)  Includes accrued interest.

(3)  Per $1,000 principal amount of Notes accepted for purchase. Clearing
     premium per $1,000 principal amount of Notes was $25 for the 2010
     Notes, $0 for the 2011 and 2012 Notes and $20 for the 2015 and 2018
     Notes. Excludes accrued interest.

The tender offer for the 2015 and 2018 Notes expired at midnight, New York City time, on September 11, 2009. The tender offer for the 2010 Notes and the tender offer for the 2011 and 2012 Notes expired at midnight, New York City time, on September 16, 2009.

The aggregate consideration for the Notes accepted in the tender offers, including accrued interest, was approximately $233 million.

David Oakes, Developers Diversified's Senior Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Investment Officer, commented, "We are pleased with the results of our tender offer, as we continue to opportunistically repurchase our debt at discounts to par, which is one of many leverage reducing initiatives underway."

Goldman, Sachs & Co. acted as the dealer manager for the tender offers.

Developers Diversified as of June 30, 2009 owned and managed approximately 690 retail operating and development properties in 45 states, plus Puerto Rico, Brazil and Canada totaling approximately 151 million square feet. The Company is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) operating as a fully integrated real estate company which acquires, develops and leases shopping centers. Additional information about Developers Diversified is available on the Internet at http://www.ddr.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kate Deck
    Investor Relations Director
    Developers Diversified Realty
    Main: (216) 755-5500
    E-mail: Email Contact