Forestar Announces Pricing of $400 Million Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
Forestar Group Inc. (NYSE: FOR) (“Forestar”) today announced that it has priced an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 3.850% senior unsecured notes due 2026 (the “Notes”). The Notes were offered and will be sold in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and to non-U.S. persons in transactions outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The offering is expected to close on April 21, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
The Notes will rank equally in right of payment to all of Forestar’s existing and future senior unsecured debt. Interest will be payable semi-annually at a rate of 3.850% per year for the Notes. The Notes will mature on May 15, 2026.
Forestar intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund the redemption of its $350 million aggregate principal amount of existing 8.000% Senior Notes due 2024. Excess net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including to fund land acquisition and development activities.
The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration under, or an applicable exemption from, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes or any other security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any state or jurisdiction in which, or to any persons to whom, such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Any offers of the Notes will be made only by means of a private offering memorandum.
About Forestar Group Inc.
Forestar Group Inc. is a residential lot development company with operations in 51 markets and 21 states at December 31, 2020 and is a majority-owned subsidiary of D.R. Horton, Inc. (“D.R. Horton”), the largest homebuilder by volume in the United States since 2002.
Portions of this document may constitute “forward-looking statements” as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Although Forestar believes any such statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes will not be materially different. All forward-looking statements are based upon information available to Forestar on the date this release was issued. Forestar does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.