BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) today announced that, in connection with the funding of its transaction with Telxius Telecom, S.A., pursuant to which it expects to acquire Telxius’ European and Latin American tower divisions, comprising approximately 31,000 communications sites, American Tower intends to offer 8,500,000 shares of its common stock in a registered public offering, subject to market and other conditions. American Tower intends to grant the underwriters the option to purchase up to an additional 850,000 shares common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. This offering is not contingent upon consummation of the Telxius transaction.
American Tower expects to use the net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand and borrowings under its revolving credit facilities and term loans, to finance the Telxius transaction and to pay related fees and expenses. If for any reason the Telxius transaction is not completed, American Tower expects to use the net proceeds from this equity offering to repay existing indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.
BofA Securities is acting as lead book-running manager for the offering. Barclays, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets are also acting as joint book-running managers with respect to the offering.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The offerings are being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement relating to the offering and the accompanying base prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by visiting the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
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About American Tower
American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of approximately 187,000 communications sites. For more information about American Tower, please visit www.americantower.com.
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