Bridge Investment Group Closes on $150 Million of Senior Notes and Refinanced Its Senior Secured Credit Facility
SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bridge Investment Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BRDG) (“Bridge” or the “Company”) today announced that it closed on $150 million of senior notes and refinanced its existing Senior Secured Credit Facility (“Credit Facility”), increasing it from $75 million to $125 million.
On June 3, 2022, the Company entered into a $150 million note purchase agreement pursuant to which its operating company, Bridge Investment Group Holdings LLC, issued two tranches of notes in a private placement offering with a weighted average interest rate of 5.05% as of the issuance date. The transaction consists of $75 million of 5.00% notes with a ten-year term maturing on July 12, 2032, and $75 million of 5.10% notes with a twelve-year term maturing on July 12, 2034.
In addition, the Company refinanced a $75 million line of credit that was set to mature in July 2022. The new Credit Facility was increased to $125 million and matures on June 3, 2024 (subject to extension under certain circumstances). Additionally, the new Credit Facility can be increased up to $225 million, contingent upon certain criteria being met.
“These transactions bolster our balance sheet and give us increased flexibility to continue to take advantage of organic and inorganic opportunities to accelerate growth” said Katie Elsnab, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. “We appreciate the support of our debt capital partners and look forward to working closely with them as we continue to pursue our attractive opportunity set.”
For the Credit Facility, CIBC, Inc. and Zions Bancorporation, N.A. d/b/a Zions First National Bank served as Joint Lead Arrangers.
The notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 or the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States or any other jurisdiction absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the applicable securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction.
About Bridge Investment Group
Bridge is a leading, vertically integrated real estate investment manager, diversified across specialized asset classes, with approximately $38.8 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2022. Bridge combines its nationwide operating platform with dedicated teams of investment professionals focused on select U.S. real estate verticals: residential rental, office, development, logistics properties, net lease and real estate-backed credit.
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