Firm Advises Ventas in $700 Million Notes Offering

May 12, 2011

Ventas, Inc., one of the nation's leading healthcare real estate investment trusts, announces public offering of 4.750% Senior Notes due 2021.

On May 10, Willkie client Ventas, Inc., one of the nation's leading healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs), announced that it has priced a public offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 4.750% Senior Notes due 2021. In February, Willkie advised Centerview Partners LLC on Ventas’s $7.4 billion acquisition of Nationwide Health Properties, Inc., creating the biggest healthcare REIT (by equity value) in the United States. The firm also recently advised Ventas in its $400 million offering of senior notes in November 2010 and in its $300 million offering of common stock in February 2011. The current offering was handled by partners David Boston and Leslie Mazza, and associates Theodore Neos, Kenneth Sicklick, Delano Ladd and Tyler Barnett.