LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (“Hudson Pacific” or the “Company”) (NYSE: HPP) today announced an underwritten public offering of 18,673,808 shares of its common stock pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), consisting of 8,881,575 shares offered by the Company, 8,626,311 shares offered by certain entities affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. (collectively, “Blackstone”) and 1,165,922 shares offered by certain funds affiliated with Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. (collectively, the “Farallon Funds”).
Hudson Pacific intends to use the net proceeds that it receives from this offering, after deducting estimated underwriting discounts, but before estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, to acquire an aggregate of 8,598,480 common units of limited partnership interest in its operating partnership, Hudson Pacific Properties, L.P. (the “Operating Partnership”), from Blackstone and 283,095 common units of limited partnership interest in the Operating Partnership from the Farallon Funds. After the offering, Blackstone and the Farallon Funds will no longer hold any ownership interests in the Company or the Operating Partnership.
Hudson Pacific will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of the shares of common stock in this offering by Blackstone and the Farallon Funds.
BofA Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as joint bookrunners for the offering. A copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to these securities can be obtained by contacting: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte NC 28255-0001 Attn: Prospectus Department, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or Wells Fargo Securities, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, New York, 10152, at (800) 326-5897 or email 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 Hudson Pacific Properties
Hudson Pacific Properties is a vertically integrated real estate company focused on acquiring, repositioning, developing and operating high quality office and state-of-the-art media and entertainment properties in select West Coast markets. Hudson Pacific invests across the risk-return spectrum, favoring opportunities where it can employ leasing, capital investment and management expertise to create additional value. Founded in 2006 as Hudson Capital, the company went public in 2010, electing to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. Through the years, Hudson Pacific has strategically assembled a portfolio totaling nearly 18 million square feet, including land for development, in high growth, high-barrier-to-entry submarkets throughout Northern and Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. The company is a leading provider of design-forward, next-generation workspaces for a variety of tenants, with a focus on Fortune 500 and leading growth companies, many in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. As a long-term owner, Hudson Pacific prioritizes tenant satisfaction and retention, providing highly customized build-outs and working proactively to accommodate tenants’ growth. Hudson Pacific trades as a component of the Russell 2000® and the Russell 3000® indices. For more information visit HudsonPacificProperties.com.
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