Easterly Government Properties to Issue $275 Million Private Placement of Senior Unsecured Notes

WASHINGTON--()--Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE: DEA) (the “Company” or “Easterly”), a fully integrated real estate investment trust focused primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties leased to U.S. Government agencies, announced today that it has entered into a note purchase agreement for the private placement of $275 million principal amount of fixed rate senior unsecured notes (the “Notes”). The Company anticipates closing and funding the private placement on or about September 12, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes to be issued and sold by Easterly Government Properties LP, the Company’s operating partnership, pursuant to the note purchase agreement consist of the following three tranches:

  • $85,000,000 3.73% Senior Notes, Series A, due September 12, 2029
  • $100,000,000 3.83% Senior Notes, Series B, due September 12, 2031
  • $90,000,000 3.98% Senior Notes, Series C, due September 12, 2034

The weighted average maturity of the Notes is 12.4 years and the weighted average interest rate is 3.85%.

The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States or any other jurisdiction absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the applicable securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction.

About Easterly Government Properties, Inc.

Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA) is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.S. Government. Easterly’s experienced management team brings specialized insight into the strategy and needs of mission-critical U.S. Government agencies for properties leased primarily through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). For further information on the company and its properties, please visit www.easterlyreit.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws and regulations. These forward-looking statements are identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “project,” “anticipate,” “position,” and other similar terms and phrases, including references to assumptions and forecasts of future results. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated at the time the forward-looking statements are made. These risks include, but are not limited to those risks and uncertainties associated with our business described from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on February 28, 2019. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that the expectations will be attained or that any deviation will not be material. All information in this release is as of the date of this release, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in our expectations.

Contacts

Easterly Government Properties, Inc.
Lindsay S. Winterhalter
Vice President, Investor Relations & Operations
202-596-3947
IR@easterlyreit.com

Release Summary

Easterly Government Properties, Inc. has entered into a note purchase agreement for the private placement of $275 million of senior unsecured notes

Contacts

Easterly Government Properties, Inc.
Lindsay S. Winterhalter
Vice President, Investor Relations & Operations
202-596-3947
IR@easterlyreit.com