Tanger Closes on $250 Million 3.875% Senior Notes Due 2023
GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) announced today that its operating partnership, Tanger Properties Limited Partnership, has completed a public offering of $250 million of 3.875% senior notes due 2023 in an underwritten public offering through Jefferies, US Bancorp, Wells Fargo Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch as joint book-running managers. The notes were priced at 98.360% of the principal amount to yield 4.076% to maturity. The notes will pay interest semi-annually at a rate of 3.875% per annum and mature on December 1, 2023.
The net proceeds from the offering, after deducting the underwriting discount and offering expenses, were approximately $243.5 million. Tanger intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes to repay borrowings under its unsecured lines of credit.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement, a copy of which may be obtained by contacting Jefferies LLC, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th floor, New York, NY 10022, Attention: Debt Syndicate Prospectus Department, or by calling (877) 547-6340; U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., 214 North Tryon Street, 26th Floor, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202 or by calling (877) 558-2607; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 1525 West W.T. Harris Boulevard, NC0675, Charlotte, NC, 28262, Attention: Capital Markets Client Support, or by calling (800) 326-5897. An effective registration statement is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), and a copy of the prospectus and related prospectus supplement also will be available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT), is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that presently operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 44 upscale outlet shopping centers in 26 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 13.3 million square feet leased to over 2,800 stores operated by more than 470 different brand name companies. More than 180 million shoppers visit Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. annually.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties, and typically can be identified by the use of words such as "will," "expect," "estimate," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "believe" and similar terms to identify forward-looking statements. Although Tanger believes that its expectations are reasonable, it can give no assurance that these expectations will prove to have been correct, and actual results may vary materially. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated above include, among others: national and local general economic and market conditions; demographic changes; Tanger's ability to sustain, manage or forecast its growth; existing governmental regulations and changes in, or the failure to comply with, government regulations; adverse publicity; liability and other claims asserted against Tanger; competition; the risk that Tanger may not be able to finance its planned development activities or refinance existing indebtedness on favorable terms or at all; the risk that ownership interests in certain of Tanger's properties are held by third parties whose interests may conflict with Tanger's and thereby constrain it from taking actions concerning these properties which it would otherwise take; risks related to the retail real estate industry in which Tanger competes, including the potential adverse impact of external factors such as inflation, tenant demand for space, consumer confidence, unemployment rates and consumer tastes and preferences; the risk that high fuel prices may impact consumer travel and spending habits; risks associated with Tanger's development activities, such as the potential for cost overruns, delays and lack of predictability with respect to the financial returns associated with these development activities; risks associated with real estate ownership, such as the potential adverse impact of changes in the local economic climate on the revenues and the value of Tanger's properties; risks that Tanger incurs a material, uninsurable loss of its capital investment and anticipated profits from one of its properties, such as those that result from wars, earthquakes, tornados or hurricanes and other business disruptions; risks that a significant number of tenants or a tenant or tenants that lease a significant amount of gross leasable area from Tanger may become unable to meet their lease obligations, including as a result of tenant bankruptcies, or that Tanger may be unable to renew or re-lease a significant amount of available space on economically favorable terms; fluctuations and difficulty in forecasting operating results; changes in business strategy or development plans; changes in the outlet industry or in consumer demand for factory outlet stores; interest rate fluctuations; risks related to cyber-attacks or cyber-terrorism that could disrupt our business operations; the ability to realize planned costs savings in acquisitions; and retention of earnings; and additional factors which may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to, those set forth in the section entitled "Business" in Tanger's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, including the subheadings entitled "Recent Developments," "The Outlet Concept," "Our Outlet Centers," "Business Strategy," "Growth Strategy," "Operating Strategy," "Capital Strategy," "Competition," and the section titled "Risk Factors" in Tanger's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made. Except as required by law, Tanger undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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