INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc.
(NYSE: SPG) announced today that it intends to conduct, subject to market and
other conditions, an offering of 14,000,000 shares of common stock. The
Company expects to grant the underwriters an overallotment option to purchase
2,100,000 additional shares of common stock.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds for general corporate
Merrill Lynch & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., and Morgan Stanley are
serving as joint book-running managers of the offering. The offering is being
conducted as a public offering under the Company's shelf registration
statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any offer of
securities will be made by means of the prospectus supplement and accompanying
prospectus. When available, copies of the prospectus supplement and
accompanying prospectus can be obtained by contacting: Merrill Lynch & Co.,
Attention: Prospectus Department, 4 World Financial Center, New York, New York
10080; J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., 4 Chase Metrotech Center, CS Level,
Brooklyn, New York 11245, Attention: Prospectus Library, telephone: (718)
242-8002; or Morgan Stanley, 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014,
Attention: Prospectus Department.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, these
securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These
forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and
actual results may differ materially from projections. Readers should
carefully review the Company's financial statements and notes thereto, as well
as the risk factors described in its most recent annual and quarterly periodic
reports and other reports filed from time to time with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements reflect management's
judgment as of this date, and the Company assumes no obligation to revise or
update them to reflect future events or circumstances.
About Simon Property Group
Simon Property Group, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and the largest public
U.S. real estate company. The Company is a fully integrated real estate
company which operates from five retail real estate platforms: regional
malls, Premium Outlet Centers(R), the Mills(R), community/lifestyle centers
and international properties. It currently owns or has an interest in 386
properties comprising 262 million square feet of gross leasable area in North
America, Europe and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Indianapolis,
Indiana and employs more than 5,000 people worldwide. Simon Property Group,
Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol SPG.
SOURCE Simon Property Group, Inc.
CONTACT: Investors: Shelly Doran, +1-317-685-7330, Media: Les Morris,
Web Site: http://www.simon.com