Los Angeles, CA—September 26, 2014—CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced the completion of its offering of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.25% senior notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). The Notes have an interest rate of 5.25% per annum and were issued at a price equal to 100% of their face value. The Notes were issued by the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, CBRE Services, Inc., and are guaranteed on a full and unconditional basis by the Company and the subsidiaries that guarantee its senior secured credit facility.
The Company estimates that the net proceeds from the offering will be approximately $296.5 million, after deducting the underwriters’ discounts and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the Notes, together with cash on hand, to redeem CBRE Services, Inc.’s outstanding 6.625% Senior Notes due 2020.
J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Wells Fargo Securities, Scotiabank, RBS and Barclays acted as joint book-running managers for the offering of the Notes.
The Notes were offered pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement that the Company previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The offering of the Notes was made by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus, which may be obtained for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies may be obtained from: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling 1-866-803-9204.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Notes, in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
CBRE Group, Inc. is a leading global commercial real estate services and investment firm based in Los Angeles.
“Safe Harbor” Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This press release contains 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. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements related to the anticipated use of proceeds from the Notes. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors discussed in CBRE Group, Inc.’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws, CBRE Group, Inc. expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any of them to reflect actual results, any changes in expectations or any change in events. If CBRE Group, Inc. does update one or more forward-looking statements, no inference should be drawn that it will make additional updates with respect to those or other forward-looking statements. For additional information concerning risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, and risks to CBRE Group Inc.’s business in general, please refer to its SEC filings, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, and its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2014.