Service Properties Trust Launches Public Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of senior unsecured notes. SVC expects to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility.

The joint book-running managers for this offering are BofA Securities, Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that state or jurisdiction. SVC has filed a registration statement including a prospectus and preliminary prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus and preliminary prospectus supplement in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement relating to this offering and the related prospectus may also be obtained by calling BofA Securities, Inc. toll-free at 1-800-294-1322 or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC toll-free at 1-800-645-3751.

Service Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns a diverse portfolio of hotels and net lease service and necessity-based retail properties across the United States and in Puerto Rico and Canada with 148 distinct brands across 23 industries. SVC’s properties are operated under long term management or lease agreements. SVC is managed by the operating subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

Warning Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other securities laws. Also, whenever SVC uses words such as "believe", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "plan", "estimate", "will", "may" and negatives or derivatives of these or similar expressions, SVC is making forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon SVC’s present intent, beliefs or expectations, but forward-looking statements are not guaranteed to occur and may not occur. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in or implied by SVC’s forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond SVC’s control. For example:

  • Although this news release refers to an offering of unsecured notes, this offering may be withdrawn.
  • This news release states that SVC expects to use the proceeds to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility. However, if this offering is withdrawn, SVC may not repay any amounts outstanding on its revolving credit facility.

The information contained in SVC’s filings with the SEC including under "Risk Factors" in SVC’s periodic reports, or incorporated therein, identifies other important factors that could cause SVC’s actual results to differ materially from those stated in or implied by SVC’s forward-looking statements. SVC’s filings with the SEC are available on the SEC's website at

You should not place undue reliance upon forward-looking statements.

Except as required by law, SVC does not intend to update or change any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act or obligation of the Trust.

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Kristin Brown, Director, Investor Relations
(617) 796-8232