MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) (“the Company”), a self-managed healthcare real estate company, announced today that it has commenced a public offering of 12,500,000 common shares of beneficial interest. The Company also plans to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,875,000 common shares. All of the common shares in the public offering are being offered by the Company and will trade on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “DOC.”
The Company will contribute the net proceeds of this offering to its operating partnership in exchange for common units in its operating partnership. The Company’s operating partnership intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay a portion of its borrowings under the Company’s unsecured credit facility and term loan facility and for general corporate purposes, including working capital and investment in real estate.
BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering.
The offering is being made pursuant to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") and declared effective by the Commission on August 19, 2014. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained from the Commission's website at www.sec.gov or by contacting: BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, email@example.com; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by telephone at 1-866-803-9204.
This press release is not an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of an offer to buy securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.
About Physicians Realty Trust
Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company invests in real estate that is integral to providing high quality healthcare. The Company is a Maryland real estate investment trust and has elected to be taxed as a REIT for U.S. federal income tax purposes. The Company conducts its business through an UPREIT structure in which its properties are owned by Physicians Realty L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the “operating partnership”), directly or through limited partnerships, limited liability companies or other subsidiaries.
This press release contains statements that are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “estimate”, “plan”, “outlook”, and “project” and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. These forward looking statements include any statements regarding the Company’s strategic and operational plans. Forward looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by, which such performance or results will be achieved. Forward looking statements are based on information available at the time those statements are made and/or management’s good faith belief as of that time with respect to future events, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward looking statements. These forward looking statements include any statements regarding the Company’s strategic and operational plans. These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, not all of which are known to the Company and many of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements. These risks and uncertainties are described in greater detail in the Company’s filings with the Commission, including, without limitation, the Company’s annual and periodic reports and other documents filed with the Commission. Unless legally required, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Completion of the offering on the terms described, and the application of net proceeds, are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including, without limitation, general economic conditions, market conditions and other factors, including those factors discussed in the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus and in the Company’s annual and periodic reports and other documents filed with the Commission, copies of which are available on the Commission’s website,www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements after the date of this release.