On February 19, 2021, Duke Realty Corporation, an Indiana corporation (the “Company”), and Duke Realty Limited Partnership, an Indiana limited partnership (the “Operating Partnership”), of which the Company is the sole general partner, entered into an Equity Distribution Agreement (the “Equity Distribution Agreement”) with Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Regions Securities LLC, Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sales agents (in such capacity, each a “Agent” and together, the “Agents”), principals and/or (except in the case of Regions Securities LLC) forward sellers (in such capacity, each, a “Forward Seller” and collectively, the “Forward Sellers”), and each of Barclays Bank PLC, Citibank, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Royal Bank of Canada, The Bank of Nova Scotia and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association as forward purchasers (in such capacity, each a “Forward Purchaser,” and together, the “Forward Purchasers”). A copy of the Equity Distribution Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to the combined Current Report on Form
filed by the Company and the Operating Partnership on February 19, 2021. Under the terms of the Equity Distribution Agreement, the Company may sell, from time to time, up to an aggregate gross sales price of $400 million of shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), through the Agents or the Forward Sellers, as applicable, or directly to the Agents as principals for their own accounts (the “Offering”).
The shares of Common Stock were initially offered pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement on Form
which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on April 30, 2018 (the “2018 Registration Statement”). On April 30, 2021, the Company and the Operating Partnership filed a new registration statement on Form
which became effective upon filing with the Commission (the “Registration Statement”), to replace the expiring 2018 Registration Statement. Also on April 30, 2021, the Company filed a prospectus supplement pursuant to Rule 424(b)(5) related to the securities that remain unsold pursuant to the Offering. This Current Report on Form
(the “Report”) is being filed to provide exhibits to be incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
The materials that are being filed as exhibits to this Report are being filed pursuant to Item 601 of the Commission’s Regulation
in lieu of filing the otherwise required exhibits to the Registration Statement. This Report is incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement, and, as such, the Company and the Operating Partnership are incorporating by reference the exhibits to this Report to cause them to be incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement as exhibits thereto. By filing this Report, and the exhibits hereto, however, neither the Company nor the Operating Partnership believe that any of the information set forth herein or in the exhibits hereto represent, either individually or in the aggregate, a “fundamental change” (as such term is used in Item 512(a)(1)(ii) of the Commission’s Regulation
in the information set forth in, and incorporated by reference into, the Registration Statement.