SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, (June 6, 2012) – Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (“HTA”) announced today that it has offered to purchase up to $150 million in value of its Class A common stock from its stockholders. In accordance with the terms of the previously announced tender offer, HTA will select the lowest price, not greater than $10.50 nor less than $10.10 per share, net to the tendering stockholder in cash, less any applicable withholding taxes and without interest, that will allow HTA to purchase up to $150 million in value of its Class A common stock or a lower amount depending upon the number of shares of its Class A common stock properly tendered and not withdrawn. HTA intends to fund the tender offer with cash on hand and funds available under its existing revolving credit and term loan facility.
The tender offer will expire at 11:59 P.M., New York City Time, on July 18, 2012, unless the tender offer is extended or withdrawn. To tender shares, stockholders must follow the procedures, including choosing the price or prices at which they wish to tender their shares, described in the offer to purchase, the letter of transmittal and the other documents related to the tender offer filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell any shares of HTA. The full details of the modified “Dutch auction” tender offer, including complete instructions on how to tender shares, are included in the offer to purchase, the letter of transmittal and related materials, which HTA will be distributing to stockholders shortly and has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Stockholders are urged to read carefully the offer to purchase, the letter of transmittal and other related materials when they are available because they contain important information, including the terms and conditions of the tender offer. Stockholders may obtain free copies of the offer to purchase, the letter of transmittal and other related materials filed by HTA with the Securities and Exchange Commission at the Commission’s website at www.sec.gov or by contacting Georgeson Inc., the information agent for the tender offer, at 212.440.9800 (banks and brokers) or 866.482.5026 (toll-free). Questions and requests by institutional stockholders may be directed to Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, the dealer manager for the tender offer, at 877.450.7515. Questions and requests for assistance by retail stockholders may be directed to ARC Advisory Services, LLC, the depositary for the tender offer, at 877.373.2522.
The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the outcome to be materially different.
About Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.
Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered, self-managed real estate investment trust. Since its formation in 2006, HTA has built a portfolio of properties that totals approximately $2.5 billion based on purchase price and is comprised of approximately 12.4 million square feet of gross leasable area. As of March 31, 2012, HTA’s portfolio consisted of 245 medical office buildings and 19 other facilities that serve the healthcare industry, as well as two portfolios of mortgage loans receivable secured by medical office buildings, located in 26 states.
For more information on Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., please visit www.htareit.com.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, plans, estimates, assumptions and beliefs, including expectations, plans, estimates, assumptions and beliefs about HTA, the tender offer and funding for the tender offer. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
The forward-looking statements included in this press release are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Assumptions relating to the foregoing involve judgments with respect to, among other things, future economic, competitive and market conditions and future business decisions, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of which are beyond HTA’s control. Although HTA believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, HTA’s actual results and performance could differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Factors which could have a material adverse effect on HTA’s operations and future prospects include, but are not limited to:
- changes in economic conditions affecting the healthcare property sector, the commercial real estate market and the credit market;
- competition for acquisition of medical office buildings and other facilities that serve the healthcare industry;
- economic fluctuations in certain states in which HTA’s property investments are geographically concentrated;
- retention of HTA’s senior management team;
- financial stability and solvency of HTA’s tenants;
- supply and demand for operating properties in the market areas in which HTA operates;
- HTA’s ability to acquire real property assets, and to successfully operate those properties once acquired;
- changes in property taxes;
- legislative and regulatory changes, including changes to laws governing the taxation of REITs and changes to laws governing the healthcare industry;
- fluctuations in reimbursements from third party payors such as Medicare and Medicaid;
- delays in liquidating defaulted mortgage loan investments;
- changes in interest rates;
- the availability of capital and financing;
- restrictive covenants in HTA’s credit facilities;
- changes in HTA’s credit ratings;
- HTA’s ability to remain qualified as a REIT; and
- the risk factors set forth in HTA’s 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and its quarterly report in Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2012.
Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made. Except as otherwise required by the federal securities laws, HTA undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect the events or circumstances arising after the date as of which they are made. As a result of these risks and uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements included in this press release or that may be made elsewhere from time to time by, or on behalf of, HTA.