DENVER--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--UDR, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: UDR) announced today that it has priced a $300 million offering of 3.700% senior unsecured notes under its existing shelf registration statement. Interest is payable semiannually on April 1 and October 1 with the first interest payment due April 1, 2014. The notes will mature on October 1, 2020. The notes were priced at 99.981% of the principal amount plus accrued interest from September 26, 2013 to yield 3.703% to maturity.
The notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by United Dominion Realty, L.P.
The Company expects to use the net proceeds to repay its indebtedness currently outstanding on its $900 million unsecured credit facility and for general corporate purposes. The settlement of the offering is expected to occur on September 26, 2013.
J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley were the joint book-running managers for the offering. US Bancorp, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities and Credit Suisse were the co-managers for the offering.
Copies of the prospectus supplement and prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10179, Attention: High Grade Syndicate Desk, 3rd Floor, telephone collect at 212-834-4533, or Morgan Stanley Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, Attention: Prospectus Department, telephone toll free at 866-718-1649.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission. 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 these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
About UDR, Inc.
UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR), an S&P 400 company, is a leading multifamily real estate investment trust with a demonstrated performance history of delivering superior and dependable returns by successfully managing, buying, selling, developing and redeveloping attractive real estate properties in targeted U.S. markets. As of June 30, 2013, UDR owned or had an ownership position in 53,656 apartment homes including 2,588 homes under development. For 41 years, UDR has delivered long-term value to shareholders, the best standard of service to residents and the highest quality experience for associates. Additional information can be found on the Company's website at www.udr.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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This press release and these forward-looking statements include UDR’s analysis and conclusions and reflect UDR’s judgment as of the date of these materials. UDR assumes no obligation to revise or update to reflect future events or circumstances.