Aviv REIT Files Registration Statement For Initial Public Offering

Dec 17, 2012, 17:17 ET from Aviv REIT, Inc.

CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviv REIT, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  The registration statement had previously been submitted on a confidential basis under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.  The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.

Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are acting as joint book-running managers of the offering, and Citigroup, RBC Capital Markets and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey will act as co-managers.   The offering is made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus can be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC at 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by email at prospectus@morganstanley.com, or by calling 866-718-1649, BofA Merrill Lynch at 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, or by email at dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com, and Goldman, Sachs & Co., 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, Attn: Prospectus Department, or by email at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com, or by calling 1-866-471-2526, or by facsimile at 212-902-9316.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time that the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Aviv

Aviv REIT, Inc., based in Chicago, is a privately-owned real estate investment trust that specializes in owning post-acute and long-term care skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare properties. Aviv is one of the largest owners of SNFs in the United States and has been in the business for over 30 years. The Company currently owns 254 properties that are triple-net leased to 37 operators in 29 states.