Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust
TSX : MR.UN

Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust

May 14, 2014 09:00 ET

Melcor REIT Announces the Exercise of the Over-Allotment Option

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) -

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Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:MR.UN) (the "REIT") announced today that pursuant to the underwriting agreement dated April 23, 2014 between the REIT, Melcor Developments Ltd. and a syndicate of underwriters (the "Underwriters") co-led by RBC Capital Markets and CIBC, and including Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., GMP Securities L.P., Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. and Raymond James Ltd., the Underwriters have exercised their option to purchase 245,000 additional trust units of the REIT at a price of $10.65 per trust unit for aggregate consideration of $2,609,250. The closing of the over-allotment is expected to be completed on May 16, 2014.

About Melcor REIT

Melcor REIT is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust. Melcor REIT owns, acquires, manages and leases quality retail, office and industrial income-generating properties with exposure to high growth Canadian markets. Its portfolio is currently made up of interests in 31 properties representing approximately 1.81 million square feet of gross leasable area located across Alberta and in Regina, Saskatchewan and Kelowna, British Columbia. For more information, please visit www.melcorREIT.ca.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward‐looking information within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, which reflects the REIT's current expectations regarding future events. Forward‐looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the REIT's control, that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward‐looking information. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, general and local economic and business conditions; the financial condition of tenants; the REIT's ability to refinance maturing debt; leasing risks, including those associated with the ability to lease vacant space; and interest rate fluctuations. The REIT's objectives and forward‐looking statements are based on certain assumptions, including that the general economy remains stable, interest rates remain stable, conditions within the real estate market remain consistent, competition for acquisitions remains consistent with the current climate and that the capital markets continue to provide ready access to equity and/or debt. All forward‐looking information in this press release speaks as of the date of this press release. The REIT does not undertake to update any such forward‐looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Additional information about these assumptions and risks and uncertainties is contained in the REIT's filings with securities regulators.

Contact Information

  • Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust
    Business Contact
    Darin Rayburn
    Chief Executive Officer
    780.423.6931
    info@melcorREIT.ca

    Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust
    Investor Relations
    Jonathan Chia, CA
    Chief Financial Officer
    780.423.6931
    ir@melcorREIT.ca