City Office REIT, Inc. Announces Closing of Upsized Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters' Option

PR Newswire 13-Jan-2017 11:43 AM

VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --City Office REIT, Inc. (NYSE: CIO) (the "Company"), announced today the closing of its underwritten public offering of 5,750,000 shares of its common stock, including 750,000 shares pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters' option, at a public offering price of $12.40 per share for total gross proceeds of $71.3 million.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for the acquisition of office properties, the repayment of amounts outstanding under its secured credit facility and general working capital purposes, including funding future acquisitions and investments.

Raymond James acted as the sole book-running manager for the offering. D.A. Davidson & Co., Janney Montgomery Scott, Wunderlich, Oppenheimer & Co. and Compass Point acted as co-lead managers for the offering.

The offering was made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. Copies of the prospectus and the prospectus supplement relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Attention: Equity Syndicate, 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, via telephone: (800) 248-8863 or via email:

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 18, 2015. This press release is for informational purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, or any solicitation of an offer to buy, these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About City Office REIT, Inc.

City Office REIT is an internally-managed real estate company focused on acquiring, owning and operating high-quality office properties located in leading markets in the Southern and Western United States. City Office currently owns or has an interest in 4.4 million square feet of office properties. The Company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. All statements that are not statements of historical facts are, or may be deemed to be, forward looking statements. Forward looking statements reflect the Company's current expectations concerning future results, objectives, plans and goals, and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which may cause future results, performance or achievements to differ. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include factors described in the Company's news releases and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Readers of this press release are cautioned to consider these risks and uncertainties and not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, relating to matters discussed in this press release, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.


City Office REIT, Inc. Anthony Maretic,

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