NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT), a real estate investment trust, announced today the closing of the public offering of 9,775,000 shares of its common stock, which includes the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase up to 1,275,000 additional shares of common stock.
The Company further announced that the net proceeds from the public offering were approximately $259.3 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility, which is generally used to fund real estate acquisitions, including properties currently under contract or letter of intent.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets and J.P. Morgan acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. JMP Securities, Ladenburg Thalmann, BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, Compass Point, Huntington Investment Company, Piper Jaffray, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and CJS Securities acted as co-managers. The Company’s counsel for the offering was Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and the underwriters’ counsel for the offering was Hunton & Williams LLP.
The offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The offering was made only by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by contacting: BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, email: email@example.com; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department; RBC Capital Markets, LLC, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10281, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, telephone: (877) 822-4089, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717 or by calling 1-866-803-9204. These documents were also filed with the SEC and are available at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities, in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Gramercy Property Trust
Gramercy Property Trust Inc. is a leading global investor and asset manager of commercial real estate. The Company specializes in acquiring and managing single-tenant, net-leased industrial and office properties purchased through sale-leaseback transactions or directly from property developers and owners. The Company focuses on income producing properties leased to high quality tenants in major markets in the United States and Europe.
This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Company's present expectations, but these statements are not guaranteed to occur. The risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking information in this release include, but are not limited to, factors that are beyond the Company's control, including the factors listed in the prospectus supplement, the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and in the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. For further information, please refer to the Company's filings with the SEC.