SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 19, 2017
City Office REIT, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
1075 West Georgia Street, Suite 2010,
Vancouver, British Columbia,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 1.01.||Material Definitive Agreement.|
On December 19, 2017, City Office REIT, Inc. (the Company) and City Office REIT Operating Partnership, L.P. (the Operating Partnership) entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Raymond James & Associates, Inc., as representative of the several underwriters named therein (the Underwriters), relating to the offer and sale of 5,000,000 common shares of beneficial interest of the Company, par value $0.01 per share (the Common Shares). Pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement, the Company granted the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 Common Shares, which the Underwriters exercised in full on December 20, 2017. The offering closed on December 21, 2017. The Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and the description of the Underwriting Agreement contained herein is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibit.
The offering is being conducted pursuant to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-218419) (the Registration Statement). The offering was made pursuant to the prospectus supplement, dated December 19, 2017, and the accompanying prospectus, dated June 12, 2017, filed with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The following documents are being filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement: (i) the Underwriting Agreement and (ii) a validity opinion with respect to the common shares.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statement and Exhibits.|
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated December 19, 2017, among City Office REIT, Inc. and City Office REIT Operating Partnership, L.P. and Raymond James & Associates, Inc., as representative of the several underwriters.|
|5.1||Opinion of Ballard Spahr LLP.|
|23.1||Consent of Ballard Spahr LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
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.
|Date: December 21, 2017||CITY OFFICE REIT, INC.|
|Chief Executive Officer|