ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of 10,500,000 shares of common stock. The Company intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,575,000 shares of common stock. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to fund potential acquisition opportunities, to repay amounts outstanding from time to time under its senior unsecured revolving credit facility and/or for general corporate purposes.
BofA Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Securities are the joint lead-bookrunners for the offering, and J.P. Morgan and KeyBanc Capital Markets are the joint bookrunners for the offering.
The offering will be made under a registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which became automatically effective on January 6, 2014. This offering is being made pursuant to a preliminary prospectus supplement to the Company's prospectus, dated January 6, 2014, filed as part of the Company's effective shelf registration statement relating to these securities. A copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to these securities can be obtained by contacting the underwriters as follows: BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department or email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Wells Fargo Securities, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10152, or by calling (800) 326-5897 or e-mailing a request to email@example.com.
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 or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or other jurisdiction.
About Parkway Properties
Parkway Properties, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust specializing in the acquisition, ownership and management of quality office properties in higher growth submarkets in the Sunbelt region of the United States. Parkway owns or has an interest in 50 office properties located in eight states with an aggregate of approximately 17.6 million square feet at January 1, 2014. Parkway also offers fee-based real estate services which manage and/or lease approximately 12.2 million square feet for third parties as of January 1, 2014.
Forward Looking Statement
Certain statements in this release that are not in the present or past tense or discuss Parkway's expectations (including the use of the words anticipate, believe, forecast, intends, expects, project, or similar expressions) are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws and as such are based upon Parkway's current belief as to the outcome and timing of future events. Examples of forward-looking statements include projected net operating income, cap rates, internal rates of return, future dividend payment rates, forecasts of FFO accretion, projected capital improvements, expected sources of financing, expectations as to the timing of closing of acquisitions, dispositions, or other transactions, and descriptions relating to these expectations. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting Parkway will be those anticipated by Parkway. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties (some of which are beyond the control of Parkway) and are subject to change based upon various factors, including but not limited to the following risks and uncertainties: changes in the real estate industry and in performance of the financial markets; the actual or perceived impact of U.S. monetary policy; the demand for and market acceptance of Parkway's properties for rental purposes; the ability of Parkway to enter into new leases or renewal leases on favorable terms; the amount and growth of Parkway's expenses; tenant financial difficulties and general economic conditions, including interest rates, as well as economic conditions in those areas where Parkway owns properties; risks associated with joint venture partners; the risks associated with the ownership and development of real property; the failure to acquire or sell properties as and when anticipated; termination of property management contracts; the bankruptcy or insolvency of companies for which Parkway provides property management services or the sale of these properties; the outcome of claims and litigation involving or affecting Parkway; the ability to satisfy conditions necessary to close pending transactions and the ability to successfully integrate pending transactions; risks associated with acquisitions, including the integration of Thomas Properties Group, Inc.'s businesses; risks associated with achieving expected synergies or cost savings; and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in Parkway's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties occur, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, Parkway's business, financial condition, liquidity, cash flows and results could differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Any forward looking statements speaks only as of the date on which it is made. New risks and uncertainties arise over time, and it is not possible for us to predict the occurrence of those matters or the manner in which they may affect us. Parkway does not undertake to update forward-looking statements except as may be required by law.
Director of Investor Relations
SOURCE Parkway Properties, Inc.