SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 23, 2018
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer Identification
116 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 23, 2018, American Tower Corporation issued a press release (the “Press Release”) announcing an adjustment to the conversion rates for its 5.50% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series B.
A copy of the Press Release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION
January 23, 2018
/s/ Thomas A. Bartlett
Thomas A. Bartlett
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Contact: Igor Khislavsky
Director, Investor Relations
Telephone: (617) 375-7500
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION ANNOUNCES CONVERSION RATE ADJUSTMENT FOR 5.50% MANDATORY CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK, SERIES B
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - January 23, 2018 - American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) announced an adjustment to the conversion rates for its 5.50% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series B (the “Series B Preferred Stock”). The adjustment to the conversion rates is being made pursuant to the Certificate of Designations establishing the Series B Preferred Stock (the “Certificate of Designations”) in connection with an early conversion on January 18, 2018 and in recognition of carried-forward adjustments relating to common stock cash dividends paid on July 14, 2017, October 17, 2017 and January 16, 2018, which adjustments were deferred and carried forward as permitted under the Certificate of Designations. The new Fixed Conversion Rates and Fundamental Change Conversion Rates (each as defined in the Certificate of Designations) are as set forth below:
Minimum Conversion Rate: 8.7420
Maximum Conversion Rate: 10.4905
Change Conversion Rates:
Share Price on Effective Date
March 3, 2015
February 15, 2016
February 15, 2017
February 15, 2018
About American Tower
American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of multitenant communications real estate with a portfolio of approximately 149,000 communications sites. For more information about American Tower, please visit www.americantower.com.