Prologis, L.P. to Offer Guaranteed Notes due 2022
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD) announced today that its operating subsidiary Prologis, L.P. (the "Operating Partnership") launched the offering of a new series of notes due 2022 (the "notes") in an underwritten registered public offering. The notes will be denominated in euros and will be senior unsecured obligations of the Operating Partnership and will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Prologis, Inc. The aggregate principal amount and coupon rate of the notes will be determined at the time the notes are sold to investors. The offering will be made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Operating Partnership intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from the sale of the notes to fund the cash purchase of certain guaranteed senior notes issued by its majority-owned subsidiary, Prologis International Funding S.A., and the remainder of the net proceeds for general corporate purposes, including to repay or repurchase other indebtedness. In the short term, the Operating Partnership intends to use the net proceeds to repay borrowings under its multi-currency senior term loan and/or global line of credit.
A copy of the prospectus supplement and prospectus relating to these securities may be obtained, when available, by contacting Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch toll free at +1-800-503-4611; J.P. Morgan Securities plc collect at +44-207-134-2468; Merrill Lynch International toll free at +1-800-294-1322; or The Royal Bank of Scotland plc toll free at +1-866-884-2071.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This press release also shall not constitute an offer to purchase, nor a solicitation of an offer to sell the Prologis International Funding S.A. notes or any other securities.
Prologis, Inc., is the leading owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, focused on global and regional markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia. As of September 30, 2013, Prologis owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 562 million square feet (52.2 million square meters) in 21 countries. The company leases modern distribution facilities to more than 4,500 customers, including manufacturers, retailers, transportation companies, third-party logistics providers and other enterprises.
The statements in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding Prologis, Inc.'s and the Operating Partnership's expectations regarding the launch of the offering, the sale of the notes, the intended use of proceeds from the offering and the consummation of the note purchase. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the industry and markets in which Prologis, Inc. and the Operating Partnership operate, management's beliefs and assumptions made by management. Such statements involve uncertainties that could significantly impact our financial results. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements, which generally are not historical in nature. All statements that address operating performance, events or developments that we expect or anticipate will occur in the future — including statements relating to rent and occupancy growth, development activity and changes in sales or contribution volume of properties, disposition activity, general conditions in the geographic areas where we operate, our debt and financial position, our ability to form new co-investment ventures and the availability of capital in existing or new co-investment ventures — are forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Although we believe the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be attained and therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements. Some of the factors that may affect outcomes and results include, but are not limited to: (i) national, international, regional and local economic climates, (ii) changes in financial markets, interest rates and foreign currency exchange rates, (iii) increased or unanticipated competition for our properties, (iv) risks associated with acquisitions, dispositions and development of properties, (v) maintenance of real estate investment trust status and tax structuring, (vi) availability of financing and capital, the levels of debt that we maintain and our credit ratings, (vii) risks related to our investments in our co-investment ventures and funds, including our ability to establish new co-investment ventures and funds, (viii) risks of doing business internationally, including currency risks, (ix) environmental uncertainties, including risks of natural disasters, and (x) those additional factors discussed in reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Prologis, Inc. and the Operating Partnership under the heading "Risk Factors." Prologis, Inc. and the Operating Partnership undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statements appearing in this release.
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