Empire State Realty Trust Inc.'s operating partnership, Empire State Realty OP LP, agreed to a private placement of $450 million worth of its senior unsecured notes.
The partnership will issue and sell the notes to affiliates of Prudential Capital Group, AIG Asset Management, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC, and Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America. The notes comprise $115 million of 4.08% series D senior notes due 2028, $160 million of 4.26% series E senior notes due 2030 and $175 million of 4.44% series F senior notes due 2033.
The sale and purchase of the series D notes is scheduled to close Dec. 22, according to a release. Closing for the remaining notes is slated for March 22, 2018.
Empire State Realty OP plans to use the net proceeds from the issuance to repay certain mortgage debt that is due in 2018, as well as for general corporate purposes.