KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR) (the "Company") announced today that it will redeem all of its outstanding 7.750% Senior Notes due 2020. The redemption date has been set for February 28, 2018. In accordance with the redemption provisions of the notes and the Indenture, dated as of June 30, 2010, as amended, the notes will be redeemed at a price equal to the principal amount of $250.0 million plus an applicable premium calculated pursuant to the terms of the indenture, together with accrued and unpaid interest up to, but not including, the redemption date. The Company intends to fund the redemption with borrowings under its senior unsecured revolving credit facility and cash on hand.
About EPR Properties
EPR Properties is a specialty real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in properties in select market segments which require unique industry knowledge, while offering the potential for stable and attractive returns. Our total investments exceed $6.6 billion and our primary investment segments are Entertainment, Recreation and Education. We adhere to rigorous underwriting and investing criteria centered on key industry and property level cash flow standards. We believe our focused niche approach provides a competitive advantage, and the potential for higher growth and better yields.
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