This excerpt taken from the EQR 8-K filed Jan 27, 2009.
its 4.75% Notes due 2009 and 6.95% Notes due 2011
Chicago, IL January 27, 2009 Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) today announced that its operating partnership, ERP Operating Limited Partnership (the Operating Partnership), accepted for purchase $105,161,000 principal amount of its 4.75% Notes due June 15, 2009 and $185,194,000 principal amount of its 6.95% Notes due March 2, 2011 (collectively, the Notes) validly tendered pursuant to its previously announced cash tender offer for the Notes (the Tender Offer). The Notes accepted for purchase represent 46.24% and 61.73% of the principal amount of the 4.75% Notes and the 6.95% Notes, respectively, outstanding prior to the Tender Offer. The Tender Offer expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Monday, January 26, 2009 (the Expiration Time). Payment for Notes purchased pursuant to the Tender Offer was made on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 (the Payment Date).
The consideration paid for each $1,000 principal amount of Notes accepted for payment was $1,000 for Notes validly tendered at or prior to the Expiration Time. In addition, each tendering holder of Notes accepted for payment was paid accrued and unpaid interest on such Notes from the last interest payment date up to, but not including, the Payment Date. The aggregate consideration for Notes accepted for payment, including accrued and unpaid interest, was $296,121,913.
The Tender Offer was made pursuant to the Operating Partnerships Offer to Purchase dated January 16, 2009 and the related Letter of Transmittal.
J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. acted as Dealer Manager for the Tender Offer.
This press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation to buy any of these Notes nor is it a solicitation for acceptance of the Tender Offer.
Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of high quality apartment properties in top U.S. growth markets. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 552 properties totaling 148,115 units in 23 states and the District of Columbia. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityresidential.com.