ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN) (the "Company") today announced that it has closed an underwritten public offering of 13,800,000 depositary shares, each representing a 1/100th interest in a share of its 5.20% Series F Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, at a price of $25.00 per depositary share, which reflects the full exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase 1,800,000 additional depositary shares. The Company estimates that the net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $334.3 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay all of the outstanding indebtedness under its credit facility. The Company intends to use the remainder of the net proceeds, if any, to fund future property acquisitions and for general corporate purposes.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated acted as senior co-managers for the offering. Finally, BB&T Capital Markets, a division of BB&T Securities, LLC, Capital One Securities, Inc., PNC Capital Markets LLC and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. acted as co-managers for the offering.
This offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement and prospectus and related prospectus supplement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). You may obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus supplement and related prospectus for this offering may be obtained by contacting Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, 200 North College Street, NC1-004-03-43, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, by telephone at 1-800-294-1322, or by email at email@example.com; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 608 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1000, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, Attention: WFS Customer Service, by telephone at 1-800-645-3751, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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National Retail Properties, Inc. acquires, owns, invests in and develops properties that are leased primarily to retail tenants under long-term net leases and are held primarily for investment. As of June 30, 2016, the Company owned 2,452 properties in 48 states with an aggregate gross leasable area of approximately 26.3 million square feet with a weighted average remaining lease term of 11.4 years.
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