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|Item 8.01.|| |
On October 29, 2020, Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation (the “Company”), entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Capital Inc. and Mizuho Securities USA LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters listed on Schedule I thereto (collectively, the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Company agreed to issue and sell to the Underwriters an aggregate of 8,000,000 shares of common stock, $0.01 par value per share, of the Company. The Company also granted the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,200,000 additional shares of common stock.
The offering closed on November 3, 2020, resulting in net proceeds to the Company of approximately $278.9 million, after deducting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses.
The offering and sale of the shares of common stock were made pursuant to a preliminary prospectus supplement and a final prospectus supplement related to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-233213), each of which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Underwriting Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and covenants by the Company, and provides for customary indemnification by the Company for losses or damages arising out of or in connection with the sale of the shares of common stock.
The foregoing is a summary description of certain terms of the Underwriting Agreement and is qualified in its entirety by the text of the Underwriting Agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any of the Company’s securities, including, without limitation, the securities proposed to be offered and sold pursuant to the preliminary prospectus supplement, final prospectus supplement and registration statement described above.
|Item 9.01.|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement dated October 29, 2020, among the Company and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Capital Inc. and Mizuho Securities USA LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein|
|5.1||Opinion of Ballard Spahr LLP|
|23.1||Consent of Ballard Spahr LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
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.
|Dated: November 3, 2020|| |
GAMING AND LEISURE PROPERTIES, INC.
|Name:||Peter M. Carlino|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|