NEW YORK, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) announced today that, pursuant to a right of first offer, it has agreed to acquire Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (“CPP Investments”) 45% interest in One Park Avenue, increasing Vornado’s ownership interest to 100%. The purchase price values the property at $875 million. The consideration to CPP Investments is approximately $158 million in cash plus Vornado is assuming CPP Investments’ share of the existing debt. The property is currently encumbered by $525 million of debt, which bears interest at a rate of LIBOR plus 1.11% (currently 1.20%) and matures in March 2026, as fully extended.

By A Silva