Service Properties Trust Announces Pricing Terms of its Tender Offer for up to $350,000,000 of its Outstanding 4.25% Senior Notes Due 2021

NEWTON, Mass.--()--Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC), or SVC, a Maryland real estate investment trust, or REIT, announced today the pricing terms of its previously announced cash tender offer, or the Offer, to purchase up to $350,000,000, or the Tender Cap, of its outstanding $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.25% Senior Notes due 2021 (CUSIP No. 44106M AU6), or the Notes. The terms and conditions of the Offer are described in the Offer to Purchase, dated June 2, 2020, or the Offer to Purchase, as amended by the press release, dated June 3, 2020, and as further amended by the press release, dated June 16, 2020.

The total consideration, or the Total Consideration, for the Notes is based on the yield to maturity of the applicable U.S. Treasury Security, or the Reference Yield, plus a fixed spread, as set forth in the table below. The Reference Yield (as determined pursuant to the Offer to Purchase) was determined at 10:00 a.m., New York City time, today, June 16, 2020, by the dealer managers identified below. The following table sets forth certain information regarding the Offer, including the Reference Yield and the Total Consideration:

Title of Security




Reference U.S. Treasury Security




Fixed Spread
(basis points)


Total Consideration
(per $1,000)

4.25% Senior Notes due 2021


44106M AU6


1.75% UST due 11/15/2020




50 bps



The Total Consideration is payable to holders of Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 15, 2020, or the Early Tender Deadline, and accepted for purchase by SVC. The Total Consideration includes an early tender premium of $50 per $1,000 principal amount of the Notes accepted for purchase. All payments for Notes purchased in connection with the Early Tender Deadline will also include accrued and unpaid interest on the principal amount of Notes tendered up to, but not including, the Early Settlement Date, which is currently expected to be June 17, 2020.

As announced earlier today, SVC will accept all Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn on or before the Early Tender Deadline up to the Tender Cap. Since Notes were tendered in the Offer in an amount in excess of the Tender Cap, SVC will accept the tendered Notes subject to proration. Furthermore, since the Offer was fully subscribed as of the Early Tender Deadline, Holders who validly tender Notes following the Early Tender Deadline will not have any of their Notes accepted for purchase.

The deadline to validly withdraw tenders has passed. Accordingly, the Notes that were already tendered at the Early Tender Deadline may not be withdrawn, except in limited circumstances where additional withdrawal rights are required by law.

BofA Securities, and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as dealer managers for the Offer. The tender agent and information agent for the tender offer is Global Bondholder Services Corporation. Questions regarding the tender offer may be directed to BofA Securities at (980) 387-3907 (collect) or (888) 292-0070 (U.S. toll-free) or Wells Fargo Securities at (704) 410-4759 (collect) or (866) 309-6316 (U.S. toll-free). Holders who would like additional copies of the offer documents may call the information agent, Global Bondholder Services Corporation at (212) 430-3774 (collect, for banks or brokers) or (866) 470-3700 (toll-free, for all others) or by e-mail at

This press release is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell the Notes. The tender offer is being made solely by means of the Offer to Purchase and the related Letter of Transmittal that SVC has distributed to holders of Notes.

About Service Properties Trust

Service Properties Trust is a REIT which owns a diverse portfolio of hotels and net lease service and necessity-based retail properties across the United States and in Puerto Rico and Canada with 148 distinct brands across 23 industries. SVC’s properties are primarily operated under long-term management or lease agreements. SVC is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), or RMR Inc., an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

Warning Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements. Whenever SVC uses words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “estimate,” “will,” “may” and negatives or derivatives of these or similar expressions, SVC is making forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon SVC’s present intent, beliefs or expectations, but forward-looking statements are not guaranteed to occur and may not occur. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in or implied by SVC’s forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond SVC’s control. For example, SVC expects the Early Settlement Date to be June 17, 2020. In fact, SVC’s purchase of the Notes is subject to various conditions. If these conditions are not satisfied, the Early Settlement Date and the Offer may be delayed or may not be completed.

The information contained in SVC’s filings with the SEC, including under the caption “Risk Factors” in SVC’s periodic reports, or incorporated therein, identifies other important factors that could cause differences from SVC’s forward-looking statements. SVC’s filings with the SEC are available on the SEC’s website at

You should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements.

Except as required by law, SVC does not intend to update or change any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


Kristin Brown, Director, Investor Relations
(617) 796-8232



Kristin Brown, Director, Investor Relations
(617) 796-8232