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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 1, 2022 ( May 25, 2022)

 

AGREE REALTY CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Maryland

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

1-12928

(Commission file number)

38-3148187

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

   

70 E. Long Lake Road

Bloomfield Hills, MI

(Address of principal executive offices)

48304

(Zip code)

 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code) (248) 737-4190

 

Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class Trading
Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $.0001 par value ADC New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing one-thousandth of a share of 4.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, $0.0001 par value ADCPrA New York Stock Exchange

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). 

Emerging growth company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01. Other Events.

 

May 2022 Forward Transaction

 

On May 25, 2022, Agree Realty Corporation, a Maryland corporation (the “Company”) entered into (a) a forward sale agreement (each a “Forward Sale Agreement”) with each of Citibank, N.A. (“Citibank”) and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (“Wells Fargo”), and (b) an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with (i) Agree Limited Partnership, a Delaware limited partnership (the “Operating Partnership”), for which the Company is the sole general partner, (ii) Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo, in their capacity as forward sellers, (iii) Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein, and (iv) Citibank and Wells Fargo, in their capacity as forward counterparties, relating to the issuance and sale of up to 5,750,000 shares (the “Shares”) of the Company’s common stock, $0.0001 par value per share (the “Common Stock”), at a public offering price of $68.65 per share, including an option to purchase up to 750,000 additional shares of Common Stock. The sale of the Shares closed on May 31, 2022.

 

The Shares were offered pursuant to the Company’s registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-238729) which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 27, 2020. A copy of the Forward Sale Agreements and the Underwriting Agreement are filed herewith as Exhibits 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference. The summary set forth above is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibits 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)        Exhibits

 

Exhibit Description
   
1.1 Forward Sale Agreement, dated as of May 25, 2022 between the Company and Citibank.
1.2 Forward Sale Agreement, dated as of May 25, 2022 between the Company and Wells Fargo.
1.3 Underwriting Agreement, dated as of May 25, 2022 by and among the Company, the Operating Partnership, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC.
5.1 Opinion of Ballard Spahr LLP regarding the validity of the Shares to be issued and offered.
23.1 Consent of Ballard Spahr LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  AGREE REALTY CORPORATION  
         
         
  By: /s/ Peter Coughenour  
    Name: Peter Coughenour  
    Title: Chief Financial Officer and Secretary  

 

Date: June 1, 2022

 

 

 

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