Bensons Property Group Pty Ltd ACN 063 470 833 is seeking to raise a total of AUD26,250,000 in funds by the issue of loan notes, according to an announcement today by the underwriter Banner Capital Management Limited (the Arranger/Underwriter). The issue comprises progressively drawn notes as detailed below.
The following is a text of the announcement:
Banner Capital Management Limited as Arranger and Underwriter has announced today that the Issuer is seeking to raise AUD 26,250,000 through an offer of a series of debentures (in the form of loan notes) for the purposes set out below.
The loan notes (the Notes) to the issued represent a loan commitment of up to AUD26,250,000.
The offer is made to investors who are qualified as ‘wholesale investors’ as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). The Underwriter has agreed to initially subscribe for the issued Notes on 20 May 2022 and will underwrite the issue for progressive draws.
This open letter constitutes an offer of the Notes for the purposes of the ‘public offer test’ in section 128F(3)(d) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth), for exemption from Australian interest withholding tax.
Financiers and those in the business of dealing in debentures, or the buying and selling of loan notes or other debt interests and who are interested in subscribing for the Notes will be required to give customary representations, warranties and information about their status, to assist the Issuer to demonstrate compliance with section 128F of the Income Tax Assessment Act (Cth).
Issuer/Borrower Bensons Property Group Pty Ltd ACN 063 470 833
Financier/Underwriter Banner Capital Management Limited ACN 600 738 181
and Arranger as trustee of the Banner Wholesale Fixed Interest
The Offer An offer to subscribe for Loan Notes on the terms
described in the transaction documents. The general
terms of the transaction documents are set out in this
Security and Ranking – First registered mortgage over the properties
in Aqueduct Rd, Langwarrin VIC and Cecil
Place, Prahran VIC.
– Corporate and personal guarantees
– General security deed over the corporate
Mortgage securities may be released and substituted
during the term of the facility in accordance with
acceptable investment criteria set out in the loan
Purpose The proceeds of the issue of the Loan Notes will
be used by the Issuer to refinance existing secured
debt, settle property acquisitions, loan
establishment establishment fees and other fees.
Settlement Date 27 May 2022
Term 24 months from the settlement date (which may be
extended on the agreement of the Financier)
Type of Instrument Senior Loan Notes
Issue amount Loan notes of AUD9,850,000 drawn day one
(up to a maximum of AUD26,250,000 progressively
drawn and on a revolving basis)
Interest Rate and BBSW rate plus 8.25% coupon per annum, paid
Payment by the Issuer monthly in arrears
Transferability The Notes are freely transferable without
the consent of the Issuer
Governing Law Victoria, Australia
The Issuer reserves the right in its absolute discretion to vary the terms set out above and accept or reject any offer. This offer will expire on 10 July 2022.
Restrictions in certain jurisdictions, including Australia
The distribution of this announcement and the offering and sale of the Notes in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. This message does not constitute an offer, invitation or solicitation to participate in the offer and be issued Notes in any jurisdiction where, or to any person or entity to whom, it would be unlawful to make such an offer, invitation or solicitation.
This message is not a prospectus or disclosure document and it has not been lodged with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission under Chapter 6D of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act). The offer of Notes is only available to domestic and foreign investors who are qualified as “professional investors” or “sophisticated investors” as defined under the Corporations Act (Wholesale Investors). By accepting the offer, an offeree represents that the offeree is a Wholesale Investor. No Notes will be issued or sold in circumstances that would require the giving of a disclosure document under Chapter 6D of the Corporations Act.
The Notes referred to in this message have not been nor will they be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act), or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered, sold or delivered within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act) except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. There will be no public offering of the Notes referred to in this message in the United States.
Banner Capital Management Limited is an Australian based alternate asset manager specialising in actively managed property debt and has provided attractive risk-adjusted returns to its investors since 2012.
Source: Banner Capital Management Limited