FCPT Prices $100 Million Private Placement of Senior Unsecured Notes
Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. (“FCPT” or the “Company”, NYSE: FCPT) today announced that it has entered into agreements to issue $100 million of senior unsecured notes (the “Notes”). The Notes consist of $50.0 million of notes with an eight-year term maturing on April 30, 2029 and priced at a fixed interest rate of 2.74%, and $50.0 million of notes with a ten-year term and maturing on April 29, 2031 and priced at a fixed interest rate of 2.99%. Both Notes are scheduled to fund on April 27, 2021.
In connection with this offering, the Company terminated interest rate swaps entered into previously to partially hedge the Treasury rate of this offering at a gain which will be amortized over the life of the Notes and lower by approximately 0.17% the all-in annual interest rate expense on these Notes. Including the gain amortization, the all-in interest rate on the combined offering is 2.70%.
With the issuance, the Company’s weighted-average debt maturity is approximately 5.0 years, excluding the Company’s unsecured revolving credit facility. Net proceeds from the offering will be used to reduce amounts outstanding under FCPT’s unsecured credit facility, and for general corporate purposes.
The offer and sale of the Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 as amended, and the Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of any Notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
FCPT, headquartered in Mill Valley, CA, is a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the acquisition and leasing of restaurant properties. The Company seeks to grow its portfolio by acquiring additional real estate to lease, on a net basis, for use in the restaurant and retail industries. Additional information about FCPT can be found on the website at www.fcpt.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical statements of fact and those regarding FCPT’s intent, belief or expectations, including, but not limited to, statements regarding: the Company’s operating and financial performance, the Company's ability to complete the offering and funding of the Notes and the intended use of proceeds. Words such as “anticipate(s),” “expect(s),” “intend(s),” “plan(s),” “believe(s),” “may,” “will,” “would,” “could,” “should,” “seek(s)” and similar expressions, or the negative of these terms, are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which such statements are made and, except in the normal course of FCPT’s public disclosure obligations, FCPT expressly disclaims any obligation to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in FCPT’s expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based. Forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and FCPT can give no assurance that its expectations or the events described will occur as described. For a further discussion of these and other factors that could cause FCPT’s future results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements, see the section entitled “Risk Factors” in FCPT’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K, and other risks described in documents subsequently filed by FCPT from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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