SAN DIEGO, March 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:ROIC) announced today that it amended and extended its $600 million unsecured credit facility, extending the maturity date by three years (from February 2024 to March 2027). Additionally, the interest rate will now be based on the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”) with an adjusted pricing grid, and a Sustainability Metric feature, and related pricing grid, were also added. Existing provisions to extend the maturity date for two consecutive six-month periods and an accordion feature, which allows the Company to increase the facility amount by an additional $600 million, were maintained.
Additionally, ROIC amended its $300 million unsecured term loan, which will also now be based on SOFR. The accordion feature provision, which allows the Company to increase the facility amount by an additional $200 million, was maintained.
Michael B. Haines, Chief Financial Officer of Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. stated, “By extending out the maturity date on our credit line, we continue to maintain our long-standing, strong and flexible financial position.”
The unsecured credit facility’s banking group included KeyBanc Capital Markets, Inc., M&T Bank, PNC Capital Markets LLC, Regions Bank and U.S. Bank, National Association as Joint Lead Arrangers, with KeyBank National Association as Administrative Agent, Swing Line Lender and L/C Issuer. Other participants included Bank of America, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association.
The unsecured term loan’s banking group included KeyBanc Capital Markets, Inc., BMO Capital Markets and Regions Capital Markets as Joint Lead Arrangers, with KeyBank National Association as Administrative Agent and Capital One, National Association as Documentation Agent. Other participants included Bank of America, N.A., Citibank, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., PNC Bank, National Association, U.S. Bank, National Association and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association.
ABOUT RETAIL OPPORTUNITY INVESTMENTS CORP.
Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ: ROIC), is a fully-integrated, self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) that specializes in the acquisition, ownership and management of grocery-anchored shopping centers located in densely-populated, metropolitan markets across the West Coast. As of December 31, 2022, ROIC owned 93 shopping centers encompassing approximately 10.6 million square feet. ROIC is the largest publicly-traded, grocery-anchored shopping center REIT focused exclusively on the West Coast. ROIC is a member of the S&P SmallCap 600 Index and has investment-grade corporate debt ratings from Moody's Investor Services, S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings, Inc. Additional information is available at: www.roireit.net.
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Nicolette O’Leary, Investor Relations