Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Initial Public Offering
The Company completed its initial public offering on April 28, 2015, pursuant to which it sold 20,000,000 common shares, at a price of $13.00 per share, with net proceeds to the Company of approximately $236.4 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and expenses of the initial public offering. As part of the offering, the Company granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional common shares within thirty days after the offering. The underwriters exercised their option and, on May 18, 2015, purchased an additional 3,000,000 common shares with net proceeds to the Company of approximately $36.3 million, after deducting the additional underwriting discount and expenses associated with the exercise of this option by the underwriters.
The Company contributed the net proceeds from its initial public offering to our operating partnership in exchange for 23,000,000 OP units. Immediately prior to the completion of the initial public offering, the Company redeemed the 1,000 common shares held by Holdings for no consideration. In addition, upon the completion of our initial public offering and formation transactions, we were joined by our sixth PRO, Arizona Mini Storage Management Company d/b/a Storage Solutions and its controlled affiliates ("Storage Solutions").
Use of Proceeds from Initial Public Offering
The following table presents a summary of the outstanding indebtedness repaid with the net proceeds from the Company's initial public offering (dollars in thousands):
Scheduled Maturity
Effective Rate as of March 31, 2015 (1)
Prepayment Penalty
Write-off of Debt Issuance Costs
Unsecured term loan



Variable rate mortgages payable:
US Bank senior term loan


US Bank senior term loan


Mezzanine loan



Total variable rate mortgages payable:



Revolving line of credit




Represents the effective interest rate as of March 31, 2015. Effective interest rate incorporates the stated rate plus the impact of interest rate swaps and discount and premium amortization, if applicable. For the revolving line of credit, the effective interest rate also includes fees for unused borrowings. 
In April and May 2015, following the completion of our initial public offering, the Company acquired 21 self storage properties for an aggregate purchase price of $93.1 million. Consideration for these acquisitions included $41.3 million of cash (which is net of $0.6 million of acquisition deposits applied and cash we expect to deploy in the future as capital expenditures in connection with these acquisitions) and issuance of OP equity of $23.0 million (consisting of 1,420,098 OP units and 345,970 subordinated performance units), and included the assumption of outstanding mortgages with aggregate principal balances of $28.6 million and other liabilities. Of these acquisitions, four were acquired by us from our PROs and 17 were acquired by us from third-party sellers.
Changes to Our Credit Facility
Upon completion of our initial public offering, our secured credit facility became unsecured. In addition, as a result of the overall reduction in the Company's outstanding indebtedness from debt repayments, the pricing grids for the revolving line of credit and term loan were reduced by 100 basis points to interest rates equal to one-month LIBOR plus 1.60% and one-month LIBOR plus 1.50%, respectively.
Following the completion of our initial public offering, the availability of the loans extended under our credit facility is based on the hypothetical value of a borrowing base of our real property and is equal to the lesser of (i) 60% of the aggregate value of such real property less the aggregate outstanding principal amount of all unsecured indebtedness, other than the balance of the credit facility and (ii) the aggregate implied unsecured interest coverage value. Our credit facility contains customary affirmative and negative covenants, including financial covenants that, among other things, cap our total leverage at 60% of our gross asset value, and requires us to have a minimum fixed charge coverage ratio of 1.5 to 1, and requires us to have a minimum net worth (as defined in our credit facility) of approximately $133.3 million plus 75% of the net proceeds of equity issuances. In the event that we fail to satisfy our covenants, we would be in default under our credit facility and may be required to repay such debt with capital from other sources.
Share Based Compensation
Upon the completion of our initial public offering, 43,350 compensatory LTIP units granted under our 2013 Equity Incentive Plan automatically vested resulting in $0.4 million of compensation expense.
Call Center Acquisition
Effective on April 1, 2015, in exchange for 50,000 OP units, the Company acquired a centralized call center from SecurCare, a related party. The call center, which provides services to certain self storage properties owned by the Company, was established by SecurCare and will continue to be managed by SecurCare under a business services agreement. Because the Company and Securcare are under common control, the assets acquired and liabilities assumed will be recorded at SecurCare's historical carrying value, which was a nominal amount as of the acquisition date.
On April 11, 2015, the Company declared ordinary distributions for the three months ended March 31, 2015 totaling $7.4 million to OP and subordinated performance unitholders of record on March 31, 2015, and ordinary distributions for the period from April 1, 2015 through April 20, 2015 totaling $1.6 million to OP and subordinated performance unitholders of record on April 20, 2015. Such distributions were paid on April 30, 2015.
On June 3, 2015, our board of trustees declared a cash dividend of $0.15 per common share and OP unit to shareholders and operating partnership unitholders of record as of June 30, 2015. Such distributions will be paid on July 15, 2015.