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: July 20, 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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading symbol||Name of Each Exchange On Which|
|Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value||O||New York Stock Exchange|
|1.125% Notes due 2027||O27A||New York Stock Exchange|
|1.625% Notes due 2030||O30||New York Stock Exchange|
|1.750% Notes due 2033||O33A||New York Stock Exchange|
|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
Realty Income Corporation (the “Company”) has previously entered into that certain Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (the “Credit Agreement”), among the Company, as Borrower, the lenders party thereto, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, and the other parties named therein.
The Company has additionally previously entered into that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of April 29, 2021 (the “VEREIT Merger Agreement” and, the transaction evidenced by the VEREIT Merger Agreement, the “VEREIT Merger”), among the Company, Rams MD Subsidiary I, Inc., Rams Acquisition Sub II, LLC, VEREIT, INC. (“VEREIT”) and VEREIT Operating Partnership, L.P. (“VEREIT OP”).
The Company entered into that certain consent letter, dated July 20, 2021 (the “Consent Letter”), which amends the Credit Agreement in order to (a) extend the date by which the Company would be required to cause VEREIT and VEREIT OP to become guarantors under the Credit Agreement following the consummation of the VEREIT Merger if such guarantees are required by the Credit Agreement and (b) permit the Company to include certain assets of VEREIT, VEREIT OP and their Subsidiaries to qualify as “Unencumbered Assets” for purposes of the Credit Agreement during such interim period.
The foregoing description of the Consent Letter is not, and does not purport to be, complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to a copy of the Consent Letter filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.1||Consent Letter, dated July 20, 2021, among the Company, as Borrower, the lenders party thereto, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, and the other parties named therein.|
|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.
|REALTY INCOME CORPORATION|
|Date:||July 22, 2021||By:||/s/ Michelle Bushore|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer,|
General Counsel and Secretary