INVITATION HOMES INC. : Entering a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Supporting Documentation (Form 8-K)
Section 1.01 Entering into a Material Definitive Agreement.
$150.0 millioninitial term loan (the "Initial Term Loan"), which will mature on June 22, 2029; and • up to three delayed draw term loans (the "Delayed Draw Term Loans") totaling $575.0 million, which will mature on June 22, 2029, which may be drawn during the six month period following the date of effectiveness of the Term Loan Agreement.
The Term Loan Agreement also includes an accordion feature providing the ability to increase the size of the Term Loans or enter into additional additional Term Loans, such that the total amount of the Term Loans, together with those Term Loans additional additional term, does not exceed at any time
Proceeds from the original term loan and excess cash were used in a series of transactions to repay the
Interest Rates and Fees
Borrowings under the Term Loan Agreement bear interest, at the option of the Borrower, at a rate equal to a margin on either (a) an Adjusted Term SOFR rate determined by reference to the Term SOFR rate published by the Administrator of Term SOFR for the interest period concerned with this loan or (b) a base rate determined by reference to the greater of (1) the prime rate of the administrative agent, (2) the effective rate of the plus 0.50%, and (3) the forward SOFR benchmark rate that would be payable on that day for an adjusted forward SOFR rate loan with an interest period of one month plus 1.00%. The margin for the initial term loan and deferred draw term loans ranges from 0.15% to 1.20%, in the case of base rate loans, and from 1.15% to 2.20%, in the case of SOFR term loans. The margin on the effective date of the Term Loan Agreement is 0.25% for base rate loans and 1.25% for SOFR rate term loans. The term loan agreement also includes a sustainability component whereby term loan pricing may improve when the company achieves certain sustainability ratings, determined by an independent third-party assessment.
The borrower is also required to pay the lenders an unused fee equal to the daily unused balance of the deferred draw term loan commitments multiplied by 0.20% per annum.
The Borrower is permitted to voluntarily repay amounts outstanding under the Term Loans (a) no later than the first anniversary of closing subject to a 2.0% prepayment charge, (b) no later than on the second anniversary of closing subject to a 1.0% prepayment charge and (c) at any time thereafter without premium or penalty
Term loans have no amortization payments required before the final maturity date.
The obligations under the term loans are jointly and severally guaranteed by the Company and each of the other subsidiaries of the Company which holds, directly or indirectly, interests in the Borrower. These guarantees will be automatically released upon the occurrence of certain events. In addition, certain wholly-owned domestic subsidiaries of the borrower that own, directly or indirectly, unencumbered assets may be required to provide term loan security in certain circumstances, including if such subsidiary is a borrower or guarantor. another debt with recourse.
Certain covenants and events of default
The term loans contain certain customary affirmative and negative clauses and certain events of default, pursuant to the terms of the borrower’s existing amended and restated revolving credit facility and term loan agreement. Subject to certain exceptions, these covenants restrict the ability of the Borrower and its subsidiaries to, among other things:
• engage in certain mergers, consolidations or liquidations; • sell, lease or transfer all or substantially all of their respective assets; • engage in certain transactions with affiliates; • make changes to the Borrower's fiscal year or change the method of determining fiscal quarters; • make changes in the nature of the business of the Borrower and its subsidiaries; and • incur additional indebtedness on a pari passu basis with the Term Loans.
The Term Loan Agreement also requires the Borrower, on a consolidated basis with its subsidiaries, to maintain a maximum (i) total leverage ratio, (ii) a maximum guaranteed leverage ratio, (iii) a leverage ratio not maximum encumbrance, (iv) minimum fixed charge coverage ratio, (v) minimum unsecured interest coverage ratio and (vi) maximum secured recourse leverage ratio.
If an event of default occurs, the lenders will have the right to take various actions, including accelerating the amounts due under the term loan agreement.
The above summary of the Term Loan Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Term Loan Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Schedule 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
From time to time, the Company has had customary commercial and/or investment banking relationships with affiliates of
Item 9.01 Financial statements and supporting documents.
Exhibit No. Description 10.1 Term Loan Agreement, dated as of
June 22, 2022, by and among Invitation Homes Operating Partnership LP, as borrower, the lenders party thereto, Capital One, National Association, as administrative agent and the other parties party thereto. 104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).
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