AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC), the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing properties in the U.S., today announced that its operating partnership, American Campus Communities Operating Partnership LP, priced a $400 million offering of senior unsecured notes under its existing shelf registration. These 10-year notes were issued at 99.861 percent of par value with a coupon of 4.125 percent and are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company. Interest on the notes is payable semi-annually on January 1 and July 1, with the first payment beginning on January 1, 2015. The notes will mature on July 1, 2024. The Operating Partnership expects to use the net proceeds of approximately $395.3 million to repay the outstanding balance of its revolving credit facility, to fund its current development pipeline and potential acquisitions of student housing properties and for general business purposes. Settlement is scheduled for June 24, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions.
Deutsche Bank Securities, J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo Securities, BofA Merrill Lynch and US Bancorp are Joint Book-Running Managers for the offering.
The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. A copy of the prospectus supplement and prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, (800) 503-4611; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk – 3rd floor, by calling (212) 834-4533; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 1525 West W.T. Harris Blvd., NC0675, Charlotte, NC 28262, Attention: Capital Markets Client Support, by telephone by calling (800) 326-5897 or e-mail request to email@example.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these notes in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction.
About American Campus Communities
American Campus Communities, Inc. is the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing communities in the United States. The company is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT) with expertise in the design, finance, development, construction management and operational management of student housing properties. American Campus Communities owns 167 student housing properties containing approximately 102,700 beds. Including its owned and third-party managed properties, ACC's total managed portfolio consists of 200 properties with approximately 128,100 beds.
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 American Campus 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.