Wednesday, May 25, 2011
ORLANDO, FL, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN), a real estate investment trust, today announced the closing of a new $450 million unsecured credit facility, replacing its existing $400 million credit facility.
The new facility matures May 2015, with an option to extend maturity to May 2016. The facility is priced at LIBOR plus 150 basis points. The new facility also includes an accordion feature to increase the facility size to $650 million.
Wells Fargo Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated were joint lead arrangers and joint book-runners of this credit facility with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association as the Administrative Agent and Bank of America N.A. as the Syndication Agent.
Documentation Agents were PNC Bank, National Association, Royal Bank of Canada and U.S. Bank, National Association. Other bank participants include BB&T, Citibank N.A., SunTrust Bank, Capital One, N.A., and Raymond James Bank, FSB.
"We greatly appreciate the strong support of our bank group and the confidence they have in our business," said Kevin B. Habicht (top right photo), Executive Vice President and CFO.
"This expanded facility gives us significant financial flexibility and enhances our ability to take advantage of acquisition opportunities which helps us perpetuate NNN's track record of 21 consecutive increases in our annual dividend."