MedicalProperties Trust Inc.'s operating partnership, MPT OperatingPartnership LP, and MPT Finance Corp., a subsidiary of the operatingpartnership, plan to issue $500 million of senior notes due 2026.
The unsecured notes will be guaranteed by Medical PropertiesTrust.
The issuers intend to use approximately $474.3 million ofthe net proceeds to fund the redemption of all $450 million of their existing6.875% senior notes due 2021, including premium and accrued and unpaidinterest. The remaining net proceeds will be used to repay borrowings under thepartnership's revolving credit facility and for general corporate purposes,including investments in health care properties.
Goldman Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch,Barclays, Credit Agricole CIB, KeyBanc Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets,SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wells Fargo Securities will be the jointbook-running managers for the notes offering.
BBVA, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, MUFG andStifel will act as co-lead managers.