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: June 30, 2021
(Date of Earliest Event Reported)
REALTY INCOME CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of|
Incorporation or Organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
11995 El Camino Real, San Diego, California 92130
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company o
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol||Name of Each Exchange On|
|Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value||O||New York Stock Exchange|
|1.625% Notes due 2030||O30||New York Stock Exchange|
Item 8.01 Other Events
On June 30, 2021, Realty Income Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a purchase agreement with Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as representatives of the underwriters listed therein (the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Company agreed to issue and sell to the Underwriters 8,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), plus up to an additional 1,200,000 shares of Common Stock if the Underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional shares of Common Stock in full. On July 1, 2021, the Underwriters exercised their option to purchase additional shares of Common Stock in full.
The transaction closed on July 6, 2021. Total proceeds of the offering (before deducting estimated expenses) were approximately $594.1 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay borrowings under the Company’s $3.0 billion revolving credit facility and/or the Company’s $1.0 billion commercial paper program, and, to the extent not used for that purpose, to fund potential investment opportunities and/or for other general corporate purposes.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Purchase Agreement, dated June 30, 2021, between the Underwriters and the Company.|
|5.1||Opinion of Venable LLP.|
|23.1||Consent of Venable LLP (contained in the opinion filed as Exhibit 5.1 hereto).|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)|
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.
|Dated: July 6, 2021||REALTY INCOME CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ MICHELLE BUSHORE|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Secretary|