|EX-1.1 - UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT - Chesapeake Lodging Trust||d412593dex11.htm|
|EX-5.1 - OPINION OF HOGAN LOVELLS US LLP - Chesapeake Lodging Trust||d412593dex51.htm|
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): September 13, 2012
CHESAPEAKE LODGING TRUST
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1997 Annapolis Exchange Parkway, Suite 410
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (410) 972-4140
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On September 13, 2012, Chesapeake Lodging Trust (the Trust) and Chesapeake Lodging, L.P. entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named in Schedule 1 thereto (collectively, the Underwriters), in connection with the public offering of 6,500,000 of the Trusts common shares of beneficial interest, par value $0.01 per share (the Common Shares). Pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement, the Trust granted the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 975,000 Common Shares, which the Underwriters have exercised in full. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on September 18, 2012. The Trust estimates that the net proceeds from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses payable by the Trust, will be approximately $132.5 million, taking into account the Underwriters full exercise of their option to purchase additional shares. Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC and JMP Securities LLC are co-managers of the offering.
A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The summary set forth above is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibit 1.1.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K are listed on the exhibit index, which appears elsewhere herein and is incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: September 17, 2012||CHESAPEAKE LODGING TRUST|
|Graham J. Wootten|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer|
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated September 13, 2012, by and among the Trust, the Operating Partnership and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named in Schedule 1 thereto|
|5.1||Opinion of Hogan Lovells US LLP regarding the legality of the Common Shares|
|23.1||Consent of Hogan Lovells US LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)|