H&R Completes $250MM Senior Unsecured Debenture Financing

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2024 /CNW/ – H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (“H&R REIT” or “H&R”) (TSX: HR.UN) announced today that it completed its previously announced offering of $250 million principal amount of 5.457% Series T senior unsecured debentures due February 28, 2029 (the “Series T Debentures”). H&R REIT had previously agreed with a syndicate of agents co-led and bookrun by CIBC World Markets Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc. and including BMO Capital Markets, RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and TD Securities Inc. to sell the Series T Debentures on a private placement “best efforts” agency basis. The Series T Debentures have been issued for $100.00 per $100.00 principal amount, carry a coupon rate of 5.457% and will mature on February 28, 2029. The net proceeds of the offering will be used for the repayment of outstanding indebtedness and for general trust purposes. 

About H&R REIT

H&R REIT is one of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts with total assets of approximately $10.8 billion at December 31, 2023. H&R REIT has ownership interests in a North American portfolio comprised of high-quality residential, industrial, office and retail properties totaling approximately 26.9 million square feet. H&R’s strategy is to create a simplified, growth-oriented business focused on residential and industrial properties in order to create sustainable long-term value for unitholders. H&R plans to sell its office and retail properties as market conditions permit. H&R’s target is to be a leading owner, operator and developer of residential and industrial properties, creating value through redevelopment and greenfield development in prime locations within Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and high growth U.S. sunbelt and gateway cities.

Forward-Looking Disclaimer

Certain statements in this news release contain forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws (also known as forward-looking statements). These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, H&R’s plans, objectives, expectations and intentions, including the intended use of proceeds. Such forward-looking statements reflect H&R’s current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are based on H&R’s estimates and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in H&R’s materials filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities from time to time, which could cause the actual results and performance of H&R to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what H&R believes are reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurance that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this news release are qualified by these cautionary statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of today and H&R, except as required by applicable law, assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances.

Additional information regarding H&R REIT is available at http://www.hr-reit.com and on www.sedarplus.com.

SOURCE H&R Real Estate Investment Trust