EQUITY RESIDENTIAL 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): December 9, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
ERP OPERATING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (312) 474-1300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below):
Equity Residential today announced that its operating partnership, ERP Operating Limited Partnership, has completed its cash tender offers (the Non-Exchangeable Notes Offer) for any and all of its 6.95% Notes due March 2, 2011, 6.625% Notes due March 15, 2012 and 5.50% Notes due October 1, 2012 (the Non-Exchangeable Notes). As a result of the cash tender premium paid by the company in excess of par as well as the non-cash write-off of certain unamortized costs and premiums/discounts related to the Non-Exchangeable Notes, the company will record a charge to earnings and funds from operations (FFO) of approximately $23.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2009.
A copy of Equity Residentials press release announcing the completion of the Non-Exchangeable Notes Offer is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
The press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation to buy any of the Non-Exchangeable Notes nor is it a solicitation for acceptance of the Non-Exchangeable Notes Offer. ERP Operating Limited Partnership is making the Non-Exchangeable Notes Offer only by, and pursuant to the terms of, the Offer to Purchase and the related Letter of Transmittal.
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.