This excerpt taken from the EQR 8-K filed Dec 15, 2008.
The following tables summarize the Companys unsecured note balances and certain interest rate and maturity date information as of and for the years ended December 31, 2007 and 2006, respectively:
The Companys unsecured public debt contains certain financial and operating covenants including, among other things, maintenance of certain financial ratios. The Company was in compliance with its unsecured public debt covenants for both the years ended December 31, 2007 and 2006.
As of February 6, 2008, an unlimited amount of debt securities remains available for issuance by the Operating Partnership under a registration statement that became automatically effective upon filing with the SEC in June 2006 (under SEC regulations enacted in 2005, the registration statement automatically expires on June 29, 2009 and does not contain a maximum issuance amount).
During the year ended December 31, 2007, the Company:
On October 11, 2007, the Operating Partnership closed on a new $500.0 million senior unsecured term loan. The new loan matures on October 5, 2010, subject to two one-year extension options exercisable by the Operating Partnership. The Operating Partnership has the ability to increase available borrowings by an additional $250.0 million under certain circumstances. Advances under the loan bear interest at variable rates based upon LIBOR plus a spread dependent upon the current credit rating on the Operating Partnerships long-term senior unsecured debt. EQR has guaranteed the Operating Partnerships term loan up to the maximum amount and for the full term of the loan.