LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (NYSE MKT:NLP) - NTS Realty Holdings Limited Partnership ("NLP") announced today the successful completion of its previously announced merger transaction. The merger was implemented through a Court-approved Stipulation and Agreement of Compromise, Settlement and Release dated as of February 4, 2014 entered into in the matter, Stephen J. Dannis, et al. v. J.D. Nichols, et al., Case No. 13-CI-00452, in the Jefferson County Circuit Court of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
As a result of the merger, pursuant to the terms of the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of February 25, 2014 (the "Merger Agreement") among NLP, NTS Realty Capital, Inc., NTS Merger Parent, LLC and NTS Merger Sub, LLC ("NTS Merger Sub"), NTS Merger Sub merged with and into NLP, with NLP continuing as the surviving entity. Additionally, each NLP limited partnership unit (a "Unit") outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the merger, other than those Units held by Mr. J.D. Nichols, NLP's Chairman, and Mr. Brian Lavin, NLP's President and Chief Executive Officer, and their respective affiliates, was cancelled and extinguished and automatically converted into the right to receive $8.68 per Unit in cash, without interest.
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association will act as paying agent under the Merger Agreement. Wells Fargo will mail to NLP's unitholders of record materials to advise NLP Unitholders of their rights as a result of the merger and to facilitate receipt of payment for their NLP Units.
NLP also announced today that it has requested that trading of its Units on the NYSE MKT be suspended prior to the opening of the market tomorrow, June 11, 2014. NLP requested the NYSE MKT to file a Form 25 with the SEC to delist NLP's Units and to deregister NLP's Units.
About NTS Realty Holdings Limited Partnership
NLP currently owns, wholly, as a tenant in common with unaffiliated co-owners, or through joint venture investments with affiliated and unaffiliated third parties, twenty-four properties comprised of fifteen multifamily properties, seven office buildings and business centers and two retail properties. The properties are located in and around Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee, Richmond, Virginia, Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida, Indianapolis, Indiana and Atlanta, Georgia. NLP's limited partnership units are listed on the NYSE MKT platform under the trading symbol of "NLP."
Forward Looking Statements
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If one or more of the factors affecting forward looking information and statements proves incorrect, NLP's actual results of operations, financial condition or prospects could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, the forward looking information and statements contained in this press release.
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