NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Paramount Group, Inc. (NYSE:PGRE) (the “Company”) announced today that it has completed its initial public offering of 150,650,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $17.50 per share, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase an additional 19,650,000 shares of common stock, resulting in gross proceeds of $2.6 billion.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of $2.5 billion, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses, to repay outstanding indebtedness and any applicable prepayment costs, exit fees, defeasance costs and settlement of interest rate swap liabilities associated with such repayment and to pay cash consideration in connection with its formation transactions. The Company expects to use any remaining net proceeds for general corporate purposes, capital expenditures and potential future acquisitions.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Securities acted as active joint book-running managers and Deutsche Bank Securities also acted as a book-running manager of the offering. The offering of these securities is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus can be obtained from: BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, New York 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; Morgan Stanley, 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department; or Wells Fargo Securities, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, Attention: Equity Syndicate, or by e-mail at email@example.com, or by phone at (800) 326-5897.
A registration statement on Form S-11 relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on November 18, 2014. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the offered securities, 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 under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Paramount Group, Inc.
Paramount Group, Inc. is a Maryland corporation organized to qualify as a real estate investment trust focused on owning, operating and managing high-quality, Class A office properties in select central business district submarkets of New York City, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. The Company’s portfolio consists of 12 Class A office properties aggregating approximately 10.4 million square feet.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. You should exercise caution in interpreting and relying on forward-looking statements because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond the Company’s control and could materially affect actual results, performance or achievements. The application of the net proceeds of the offering is subject to numerous possible events, factors and conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company and not all of which are known to the Company, including, without limitation, market conditions, and other risks and uncertainties detailed in the Company’s registration statement on Form S-11, as amended, filed with the SEC or other risks described in documents subsequently filed by the Company from time to time with the SEC.