On March 31st, 2014 ARC Healthcare REIT announced plans to file for listing on the NASDAQ under the symbol “HCT”. The Board of Directors anticipate that the listing will take place on April 7th, 2014, and also announced their intention to commence a tender offer to purchase up to $150 million of common stock. The tender offer purchase price will be $11/share. The tender offer will commence on the date of the listing and will remain open for 20 business days unless extended by ARC Healthcare. The company intends to continue to pay the monthly distribution at an annualized rate of $0.68/share.
ARC Healthcare incorporated in August 2010 and closed to new investors in April 2013 and fully invested all funds raised by December 2013.
Currently ARC Healthcare is paying out 90% of its earnings as measured by Adjusted Funds From Operations (AFFO) and has a loan to value ratio of only 30%. The portfolio currently has 141 properties consisting of 51% Medical Office Buildings, 30% Senior Housing and 19% Hospital/Post-Acute Facilities. 38.9% of the tenants (based on fund income) are investment grade rated.
“We are very excited for ARC Healthcare to continue its evolution as it enters the next phase of growth as a NASDAQ listed company,” stated Nicholas S. Schorsch, Executive Chairman of ARC Healthcare’s Board of Directors. “Our focus on stockholder returns, quality investments and balance sheet flexibility will continue to guide our future strategies for growth.”
AOG Wealth Management will communicate our estimates of Fair Market Value and Enterprise Value next week, along with buy/hold/sell recommendations. We will review those recommendations via email, a conference call and individual investor meetings.