HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Camden Property Trust (NYSE:CPT) today announced the closing of a public offering of 4,750,000 common shares. The company received net proceeds before expenses of approximately $442.6 million from the offering. Deutsche Bank Securities and J.P. Morgan, the joint book-running managers for the offering, have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 712,500 common shares. The underwriters may offer the common shares from time to time for sale in one or more transactions on the New York Stock Exchange, in the over-the-counter market, through negotiated transactions or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices. Camden intends to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes, which may include financing for acquisitions and funding for development activities, reducing borrowings under its $600 million unsecured line of credit, the repayment of other indebtedness, and the redemption or other repurchase of outstanding debt or equity securities.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any Camden common shares, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained when available from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, by email to email@example.com, or by telephone at (800) 503-4611, or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Telephone: (866) 803-9204.
In addition to historical information, this press release contains forward-looking statements under the federal securities law. These statements are based on current expectations, estimates, and projections about the industry and markets in which Camden operates, management's beliefs, and assumptions made by management. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties which are difficult to predict. Factors which may cause Camden’s actual results or performance to differ materially from those contemplated by forward-looking statements are described under the heading “Risk Factors” in Camden’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and in other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements made in today’s press release represent management’s current opinions at the time of this publication, and Camden assumes no obligation to update or supplement these statements because of subsequent events.
Camden Property Trust, an S&P 400 Company, is a real estate company engaged in the ownership, management, development, redevelopment, acquisition, and construction of multifamily apartment communities. Camden owns interests in and operates 155 properties containing 53,771 apartment homes across the United States. Upon completion of 6 properties under development, the Company’s portfolio will increase to 55,644 apartment homes in 161 properties. Camden was recently named by FORTUNE® Magazine for the tenth consecutive year as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America, ranking #22.
For additional information, please contact Camden's Investor Relations Department at (713) 354-2787.