December 27, 2012

Leading healthcare Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Ventas, Inc. closes on public offering of senior notes.

Willkie client Ventas, Inc. recently closed on its public offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 2.00% Senior Notes due 2018 at 99.739% of principal amount and $225 million principal amount of 3.25% Senior Notes due 2022 at 98.509% of principal amount. The notes are being issued by the company’s operating partnership, Ventas Realty, Limited Partnership, and a wholly owned subsidiary, Ventas Capital Corporation. Louisville, Ky.-based Ventas has a diverse portfolio of more than 1400 assets in 47 states (including the District of Columbia) and two Canadian provinces, consisting of seniors housing communities, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, medical office buildings and other properties.

The deal was handled by partners David Boston, Leslie Mazza and Henry Cohn, and associates Delano Ladd, Mila van Kempen and Thomas Cantore.