EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP (the “Partnership”) (NASDAQ:LMRK) today announced that it has acquired 42 tenant sites located in 19 states from its sponsor, Landmark Dividend LLC (“Landmark”), for total consideration of $26.3 million. This acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to the Partnership’s distributable cash flow and will be financed with borrowings under its revolving credit facility.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Partnership’s General Partner, Tim Brazy, said, “We are excited to announce our latest drop-down acquisition from our Sponsor. These drop-down acquisitions bring the Partnership’s 2017 acquisitions to 70 assets in total for consideration of approximately $57 million. Strong activity at our Sponsor along with significant direct acquisition opportunities at the Partnership are expected to drive further growth this year. With the recent expansion of our credit facility, we remain highly confident in our ability to grow distributable cash flow per unit and increase our distributions to unitholders.”
The assets being acquired are not part of the assets subject to the Partnership’s right of first offer (ROFO) with affiliates of Landmark. As of May 31, 2017, assets under management with affiliates of Landmark totaled approximately 870 assets, including greater than 600 assets that are subject to our ROFO.
The terms of the acquisition were approved by the Board of Directors of the General Partner of the Partnership and based on the approval and recommendation of the Conflicts Committee comprised entirely of independent directors. The Conflicts Committee was advised by Duff & Phelps Corporation, its financial advisor, and Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld LLP, its legal counsel.
About Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP
The Partnership is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed to acquire, own and manage a portfolio of real property interests that the Partnership leases to companies in the wireless communication, outdoor advertising and renewable power generation industries. Headquartered in El Segundo, California, the Partnership owns and manages a diversified portfolio of real property interests, which includes long-term and perpetual easements, tenant lease assignments and fee simple properties, primarily located in the United States.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements
Disclosures in this press release contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current facts are forward-looking. These statements contain words such as “possible,” “if,” “will,” “expect” and “assuming” and involve risks and uncertainties including, among others that our business plans may change as circumstances warrant. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. Examples of forward-looking statements in this press release include our expected distribution growth, expected accretion associated with the dropdown transaction and potential acquisitions from Landmark. For more information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those conveyed in the forward-looking statements, please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 filed with the SEC. Any forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and the Partnership undertakes no obligation to update or revise such forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur, or of which the Partnership becomes aware, after the date hereof, unless required by law.
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Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP