HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE: OHI) (“Omega”) today announced that it intends to offer for sale in an underwritten public offering senior notes in an aggregate principal amount to be determined (the “Notes”). Omega intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay outstanding borrowings under its revolving credit facility. The remainder, if any, will be used for general corporate purposes, including future acquisitions. The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of Omega guaranteed by Omega’s existing and future subsidiaries (including OHI Healthcare Properties Limited Partnership) that guarantee indebtedness for money borrowed of Omega.
J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch and Credit Agricole CIB will act as joint bookrunning managers for the offering of the Notes.
The Notes will be offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement of Omega and subsidiaries of Omega identified in the registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Omega intends to file a preliminary prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) for the offering of the Notes to which this communication relates.
A copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering of the Notes can be obtained from: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk, by telephone at (212) 834-4533 or by fax at (212) 834-6081; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte, North Carolina 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, by e-mail at email@example.com; or Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, Attention: Fixed Income Syndicate, by telephone at (866) 807-6030. Potential investors should read the applicable prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, the registration statement and the other documents that Omega has filed with the SEC in connection with the offering of the Notes. A copy of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may also be obtained without charge by visiting the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Omega is a real estate investment trust investing in and providing financing to the long-term care industry. As of March 31, 2016, Omega has a portfolio of investments that includes over 900 properties located in 42 states and the United Kingdom and operated by 83 different operators.
This press release includes 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. All statements regarding Omega’s or its tenants’, operators’, borrowers’ or managers’ expected future financial condition, results of operations, cash flows, funds from operations, dividends and dividend plans, financing opportunities and plans, capital markets transactions, business strategy, budgets, projected costs, operating metrics, capital expenditures, competitive positions, acquisitions, investment opportunities, dispositions, merger integration, growth opportunities, expected lease income, continued qualification as a REIT, plans and objectives of management for future operations and statements that include words such as “anticipate,” “if,” “believe,” “plan,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “could,” “should,” “will” and other similar expressions are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain, and actual results may differ from Omega’s expectations. Omega does not undertake a duty to update these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made.
Omega’s actual results may differ materially from those reflected in such forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including, among other things: (i) uncertainties relating to the business operations of the operators of Omega’s properties, including those relating to reimbursement by third-party payors, regulatory matters and occupancy levels; (ii) regulatory and other changes in the healthcare sector; (iii) changes in the financial position of Omega’s operators; (iv) the ability of any of Omega’s operators in bankruptcy to reject unexpired lease obligations, modify the terms of Omega’s mortgages and impede the ability of to collect unpaid rent or interest during the pendency of a bankruptcy proceeding and retain security deposits for the debtor's obligations; (v) the availability and cost of capital; (vi) changes in Omega’s credit ratings and the ratings of its debt securities; (vii) competition in the financing of healthcare facilities; (viii) Omega’s ability to maintain its status as a REIT; (ix) Omega’s ability to manage, re-lease or sell any owned and operated facilities, if any; (x) Omega’s ability to sell closed or foreclosed assets on a timely basis and on terms that allow Omega to realize the carrying value of these assets; (xi) the effect of economic and market conditions generally, and particularly in the healthcare industry; (xii) risks relating to the integration of Aviv’s operations and employees into Omega and the possibility that the anticipated synergies and other benefits of the combination with Aviv will not be realized or will not be realized within the expected timeframe; (xiii) the potential impact of changes in the skilled nursing facility and assisted living facility markets or local real estate conditions on the Company’s ability to dispose of assets held for sale for the anticipated proceeds or on a timely basis, or to redeploy the proceeds therefrom on favorable terms; (xiv) Omega’s ability to close this offering of Notes and (xv) other factors identified in Omega’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements regarding future events and developments and Omega’s future performance, as well as management's expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates or projections relating to the future, are forward looking statements. Omega undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this announcement.