|FOREST CITY REALTY TRUST, INC. filed this Form 8-K on 10/12/2018|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 12, 2018
Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 12, 2018, Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company gave notice of its intention to redeem all of its outstanding 3.625% Convertible Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Notes”) in an aggregate principal amount of $32,037,000 (the “Redemption”). The Redemption is in accordance with the terms of the Indenture, dated as of July 19, 2013, as supplemented by the First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of November 20, 2015, by and between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. (the “Trustee”). The redemption date for the Notes is November 21, 2018. Under the terms of the Notes, the redemption price will be 100% of the principal amount of the Notes to be redeemed, together with accrued and unpaid interest on such Notes, if any, up to, but not including, the redemption date.
Pursuant to the terms of the Indenture, holders have the right to convert their Notes up to the close of business on November 20, 2018.
A copy of the press release is “furnished” as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The information in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.