NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) ("Lexington"), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on single-tenant real estate investments, today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $250 million of aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2023 (the "Notes") in a private offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The interest rate and other terms of the Notes will be determined by negotiations between Lexington and the initial purchasers of the Notes.
Lexington intends to use approximately $235 million of the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes to repay amounts outstanding under its unsecured revolving credit facility and the remainder for general corporate purposes, including, without limitation, unspecified acquisitions.
The Notes will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act and to non-U.S. persons in offshore transactions outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes and related guarantees to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other place and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.
This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes nor shall there be any sale of the Notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This notice is being issued pursuant to Rule 135c of the Securities Act.
ABOUT LEXINGTON REALTY TRUST
Lexington Realty Trust is a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust that invests in, owns, finances and manages predominantly single-tenant office, industrial and retail properties leased to major corporations throughout the United States and provides investment advisory and asset management services to investors in the single-tenant area. Lexington common shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "LXP." Additional information about Lexington is available by contacting Lexington Realty Trust, One Penn Plaza, Suite 4015, New York, New York 10119-4015, Attention: Investor Relations.
This release contains certain forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors not under Lexington's control which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Lexington to be materially different from the results, performance, or other expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, those factors and risks detailed in Lexington's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lexington undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to those forward-looking statements which may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the occurrence of unanticipated events. Accordingly, there is no assurance that Lexington's expectations will be realized.
CONTACT: Investor or Media Inquiries, T. Wilson Eglin, CEO Lexington Realty Trust Phone: (212) 692-7200 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgSource:Lexington Realty Trust