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Form 10-Q for TAYLOR MORRISON HOME CORP


14-Aug-2013

Quarterly Report


ITEM 2. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

For purposes of this "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," the term "we" and other forms thereof refer to Morrison Home Corporation ("TMHC") and its subsidiaries, unless the context otherwise requires. As a result of our Reorganization and IPO (as defined below), which occurred in April 2013, our results include the results of TMM Holdings Limited Partnership ("TMM Holdings") and its subsidiaries. See Note 14, "Capital Structure" to our unaudited consolidated financial statements included in this report for more information regarding the Reorganization and the IPO. References to the "Acquisition" in this "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" refers to the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Taylor Woodrow Holdings (USA), Inc. (now known as Taylor Morrison Communities Inc. or "Taylor Morrison" ) and Monarch Corporation ("Monarch") from Taylor Wimpey plc (the "Predecessor Parent Company")through a combination of equity and debt on July 13, 2011.

Forward-Looking Statements

This quarterly report includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws regarding, among other things, our or management's intentions, plans, beliefs, expectations or predictions of future events, which are considered forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on those statements because they are subject to numerous uncertainties and factors relating to our operations and business environment, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control. Forward-looking statements include information concerning our possible or assumed future results of operations, including descriptions of our business strategy. These statements often include words such as "may," "will," "should," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "estimate" or similar expressions. These statements are based upon assumptions that we have made in light of our experience in the industry, as well as our perceptions of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors that we believe are appropriate under the circumstances. As you read this quarterly report, you should understand that these statements are not guarantees of performance or results. They involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including those described under the heading "Risk Factors" as filed on Exhibit 99.1 to, and incorporated by reference in this quarterly report. Although we believe that these forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, you should be aware that many factors, including those described under the heading "Risk Factors" as filed on Exhibit 99.1 to, and incorporated by reference in this quarterly report, could affect our actual financial results or results of operations and could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements.

Our forward-looking statements made herein are made only as of the date of this quarterly report. We expressly disclaim any intent, obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein to reflect any change in our expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained in this quarterly report.

Business Overview

We operate under our Taylor Morrison and Darling Homes brands in the United States and under our Monarch brand in Canada. Our business is organized into three geographic regions: East, West and Canada, which regions accounted for 57%, 31% and 12%, respectively, of our net sales orders (excluding unconsolidated joint ventures) for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Our East region consists of our Houston, Austin, Dallas, North Florida and West Florida divisions. Our West region consists of our Arizona, Northern California, Southern California and Denver divisions. Our Canada region consists of our operations within the province of Ontario, primarily in the Greater Toronto Area ("GTA") and also in Ottawa and Kitchener-Waterloo, and offers both single-family and high-rise communities.

During the three months ended June 30, 2013, we closed 1,456 homes, comprised of 1,149 homes in the United States and 307 in Canada, including 115 homes in unconsolidated joint ventures, with an average sales price across North America of $366,000. During the same period, we generated $508.9 million in total revenues and $5.3 million in net income available to TMHC. In the United States, for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, our sales orders increased approximately 32.9% as compared to 2012, and we averaged 3.1 sales per active selling community per month compared to an average of 3.4 sales per active selling community per month for the same period in 2012. As of June 30, 2013, we offered homes in 176 active selling communities, including 4 in unconsolidated joint ventures and had a backlog of 4,922 homes including 795 homes in unconsolidated joint ventures, with an associated backlog sales value of approximately $1.8 billion, including $269.5 million in unconsolidated joint ventures.

In the three months ended June 30, 2012, we closed 985 homes, comprised of 729 units in the United States and 256 homes in Canada, including 102 units in unconsolidated joint ventures, with average sales price of $340,000. During the same period, we generated $318.1 million in total revenues and $28.9 million in net income available to TMHC. As of June 30, 2012, we offered homes in 131.0 active selling communities, including 7.0 in unconsolidated joint ventures and had a backlog of 4,007 homes sold but not closed, including 954 in unconsolidated joint ventures, with an associated backlog sales value of approximately $1.3 billion, including $325.1 million in unconsolidated joint ventures.


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Liquidity

We rely on our ability to finance our operations by generating operating cash flows, borrowing under our Restated Revolving Credit Facility and our existing Canadian credit facilities or accessing the debt and equity capital markets. We also rely on our ability to obtain performance, payment and completion surety bonds, and letters of credit to finance our projects. We believe that we can fund our current and foreseeable liquidity needs from the cash generated from operations, borrowings under our Restated Revolving Credit Facility and our existing Canadian letter of credit facilities. See "Recent Developments - Restated Revolving Credit Facility" for further information.

Recent Developments

Initial public offering

On April 12, 2013, TMHC completed its initial public offering (the "IPO") of 32,857,800 shares of its Class A Common Stock, par value $0.00001 per share (the "Class A Common Stock"), including 4,285,800 shares of Class A Common Stock sold in connection with the full exercise of the option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters, at a price to the public of $22.00 per share. The shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on April 10, 2013 under the ticker symbol "TMHC." As a result of the completion of the IPO and the Reorganization Transactions (as defined below), TMHC became the indirect parent of TMM Holdings.

Reorganization Transactions

In connection with the IPO, TMHC completed a series of transactions on April 9, 2013 (the "Reorganization Transactions") pursuant to a Reorganization Agreement dated as of April 9, 2013 (the "Reorganization Agreement") among TMHC, TMM Holdings II Limited Partnership ("New TMM"), other subsidiaries of TMHC, affiliates of TPG Global, LLC ("TPG"), Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. ("Oaktree"), JH Investments Inc. ("JH" and together with TPG and Oaktree, the "Principal Equityholders"), certain members of TMHC's management and its Board of Directors (the "Board"), TPG TMM Holdings II, L.P. (the "TPG Holding Vehicle"), OCM TMM Holdings II, L.P. (the "Oaktree Holding Vehicle" and, together with the TPG Holding Vehicle, the "TPG and Oaktree Holding Vehicles") and TMM Holdings. The Reorganization Agreement governs the terms of the Reorganization Transactions, which are described in TMHC's Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-185269), which was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 9, 2013 (the "Registration Statement").

Prior to the Reorganization Transactions, as previously reported in the Registration Statement, TMHC amended and restated its Certificate of Incorporation and amended and restated its By-Laws. The amended and restated Certificate of Incorporation was filed with the Delaware Secretary of State on April 9, 2013.

In the Reorganization Transactions, the existing holders of limited partnership interests in TMM Holdings, including the Principal Equityholders and certain members of TMHC's management and Board, through a series of transactions, contributed their limited partnership interests in TMM Holdings to a new limited partnership, New TMM, such that TMM Holdings and the general partner of TMM Holdings became wholly-owned subsidiaries of New TMM. TMHC, through a series of transactions, became the sole owner of the general partner of New TMM, and TMHC used a portion of the net cash proceeds received in the IPO to purchase common partnership units in New TMM ("New TMM Units") from New TMM.

In the Reorganization Transactions:

TPG and Oaktree each formed the TPG Holding Vehicle and the Oaktree Holding Vehicle, respectively;

The Principal Equityholders and members of TMHC's management and Board directly or indirectly exchanged all of their respective Class A Units, Class J Units and performance-vesting Class M Units in TMM Holdings on a one-for-one basis for new equity interests of the TPG and Oaktree Holding Vehicles with terms that are substantially the same as the Class A Units (other than certain Class A Units exchanged by JH as described below), Class J Units (other than with respect to certain vesting conditions) and performance-vesting Class M Units in TMM Holdings surrendered for exchange;

JH exchanged a portion of its Class A Units in TMM Holdings for New TMM Units to be held by JH;

Members of TMHC's management and Board exchanged all of their time-vesting Class M Units in TMM Holdings for New TMM Units with vesting terms that are substantially the same as those of the Class M Units surrendered for exchange;

New TMM directly or indirectly acquired all of the Class A Units, Class J Units and Class M Units in TMM Holdings outstanding prior to the Reorganization Transactions; and

The TPG and Oaktree Holding Vehicles directly or indirectly acquired New TMM Units.

Immediately following the consummation of the Reorganization Transactions, the limited partners of New TMM consisted of TMHC, the TPG Holding Vehicle, the Oaktree Holding Vehicle, JH and certain members of TMHC's management and Board. The number of New TMM Units issued to each of the TPG and Oaktree Holding Vehicles, JH and members of TMHC's management and Board as described above was determined based on a hypothetical cash distribution by TMM Holdings of TMHC's pre-IPO value to the holders of Class A Units, Class J Units and Class M Units of TMM Holdings, the IPO price and the price per share paid by the Underwriters for shares of Class A Common Stock in the IPO.


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In connection with the Reorganization Transactions, the TPG and Oaktree Holding Vehicles, JH and members of TMHC's management and Board were also issued a number of shares of TMHC's Class B Common Stock, par value $0.00001 per share (the "Class B Common Stock") equal to the number of New TMM Units that each received. One share of Class B Common Stock, together with one New TMM Unit are exchangeable into one share of Class A Common Stock as provided for in our Exchange Agreement.

In connection with the Reorganization Transactions, TMHC recorded a one-time, non-cash charge of $80.2 million (based on the IPO price of $22.00 and other factors) in respect of the modification of the Class J Units in TMM resulting from the termination of the JHI Partnership Services Agreement between JH and TMM and the direct or indirect exchange (on a one-for-one basis) of the Class J Units for units having substantially equivalent performance vesting and distribution terms in the TPG and Oaktree holding vehicles.

In connection with the Acquisition, affiliates of the Principal Equityholders entered into management services agreements with TMM Holdings, Taylor Morrison Holdings Inc. ("Taylor Morrison Holdings") and Monarch Communities Inc. ("Monarch Communities") relating to the provision of certain management, advisory and consulting services. In consideration of financial and structural advice and analysis made in connection with the Acquisition, Taylor Morrison Holdings and Monarch Communities paid a one-time transaction fee of $13.7 million to the Principal Equityholders and also reimbursed the Principal Equityholders for third-party, out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with the Acquisition, including fees, expenses and disbursements of lawyers, accountants, consultants and other advisors. In addition, as compensation for ongoing services provided by affiliates of the Principal Equityholders under the management services agreements, Taylor Morrison Holdings and Monarch Communities agreed to pay to affiliates of the Principal Equityholders an annual aggregate management fee of $5.0 million.

Immediately prior to the IPO, the management services agreements were terminated in exchange for an aggregate payment pursuant to the terms of such agreements of $29.7 million split equally between TPG and Oaktree.

Use of proceeds of the IPO

Net proceeds from the sale of 32,857,800 shares of its Class A Common Stock in the IPO were approximately $668.6 million after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions, and offering expenses.

TMHC used $204.2 million of the net proceeds of the IPO to acquire New TMM Units from New TMM (at a price equal to the price paid by the underwriters for shares of Class A Common Stock in the IPO). New TMM contributed such net proceeds to TMM Holdings, which then contributed such proceeds to the Bond Co-Issuers to redeem $189.6 million aggregate principal amount of 2020 Senior Notes (at a purchase price equal to 103.875% of their principal amount, plus accrued and unpaid interest of $7.3 million through the April 12, 2013 redemption date). The remaining approximately $464.4 million of the net proceeds from the IPO, together with $18.1 million of cash on hand to purchase 23,333,800 New TMM Units (at a price equal to the price paid by the underwriters for shares of TMHC's Class A Common Stock) held by the TPG and Oaktree Holding Vehicles, JH and certain members of TMHC's management and to pay the $10.9 million of offering expenses related to the IPO. A summary of the use of the IPO proceeds follows (Dollars in thousands):

                                                                   Use of Proceeds
Proceeds from sale of Class A Common Stock                        $         722,872
Underwriting discounts and commissions                                      (43,372 )
Offering expenses                                                           (10,902 )

Net proceeds                                                      $         668,598
Principal and premium payment on 2020 Senior Notes                         (204,180 )
Purchase of New TMM Units and corresponding shares of
Class B Common Stock                                                       (482,543 )
Cash on hand                                                      $          18,125

                                                                  $              -

Restated Revolving Credit Facility

On April 12, 2013, Taylor Morrison and Monarch, each a subsidiary of TMHC (collectively, the "Borrowers"), entered into an amendment agreement (the "Amendment") to the Credit Agreement dated as of July 13, 2011, as amended and restated as of April 13, 2012 and as thereafter further amended as of August 15, 2012 and December 27, 2012 (the "Revolving Credit Facility" and as amended by the Amendment, the "Restated Revolving Credit Facility" ), among the Borrowers, TMM Holdings, Credit Suisse AG, as administrative agent, and the other parties thereto. The Amendment, among other things, (a) converted the Revolving Credit Facility into an unsecured facility, (b) reduced the Eurodollar applicable margin from 3.25% to 2.00% (subject to a step-up or step-down based on a capitalization ratio) and base rate applicable margin from 2.25% to 1.00% (subject to a step-up or step-down based on a capitalization ratio),
(c) increased the aggregate amount of commitments under the Revolving Credit Facility to $400.0 million, of which $200.0 million


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will be available for letters of credit, (d) permits the Borrowers to increase the Restated Revolving Credit Facility up to an additional $200.0 million through an accordion feature, (e) permits the Borrowers to borrow up to the commitment amount under the Restated Revolving Credit Facility, unless the capitalization ratio as of the most recently ended fiscal quarter exceeds 0.55 to 1.00, in which case, borrowing availability under the Restated Revolving Credit Facility will be measured by reference to a borrowing base formula to be calculated quarterly (or more frequently as the Borrowers may elect) and
(f) extended the maturity date of the facility to April 12, 2017.

The Restated Revolving Credit Facility contains certain "springing" financial covenants, requiring the Borrowers and their subsidiaries to comply with a certain maximum capitalization ratio and a minimum consolidated tangible net worth test. The financial covenants would be in effect for any fiscal quarter during which any (a) loans under the Restated Revolving Credit Facility are outstanding during the last day of such fiscal quarter or on more than five separate days during such fiscal quarter or (b) undrawn letters of credit (except to the extent cash collateralized) issued under the Restated Revolving Credit Facility in an aggregate amount greater than $40.0 million or unreimbursed letters of credit issued under the Restated Revolving Credit Facility, in each case, are outstanding on the last day of such fiscal quarter or for more than five consecutive days during such fiscal quarter. For purposes of determining compliance with the financial covenants for any fiscal quarter, the Restated Revolving Credit Facility provides that the Borrowers may exercise an equity cure by issuing certain permitted securities for cash or otherwise recording cash contributions to its capital that will, upon the contribution of such cash to the Borrowers, be included in the calculation of consolidated tangible net worth or consolidated total capitalization. The equity cure right is exercisable up to twice in any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters and up to five times overall.

The Restated Revolving Credit Facility contains certain restrictive covenants including limitations on incurrence of liens, dividends and other distributions, asset dispositions and investments in entities that are not guarantors, limitations on prepayment of subordinated indebtedness and limitations on fundamental changes. The Restated Revolving Credit Facility contains customary events of default, subject to applicable grace periods, including for nonpayment of principal, interest or other amounts, violation of covenants (including financial covenants, subject to the exercise of an equity cure), incorrectness of representations and warranties in any material respect, cross default and cross acceleration, bankruptcy, material monetary judgments, ERISA events with material adverse effect, actual or asserted invalidity of material guarantees and change of control. As of June 30, 2013 and December 31, 2012, we were in compliance with our financial covenants.

2021 Senior Notes

On April 16, 2013, Taylor Morrison and Monarch Communities (collectively the "Bond Co-Issuers"), wholly-owned indirect subsidiaries of TMHC, completed the issuance of $550.0 million aggregate principal amount of 2021 Senior Notes due 2021 (the "2021 Senior Notes").

The 2021 Senior Notes were issued pursuant to an Indenture (the "2021 Senior Notes Indenture"), dated as of April 16, 2013, by and among the Bond Co-Issuers, TMM Holdings, the subsidiaries of the Bond Co-Issuers that are guarantors (collectively, such subsidiaries and TMM Holdings are referred to as the "Guarantors") and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee, and are unsecured obligations of the Issuers. The Guarantors have issued guarantees of the Bond Co-Issuers' obligations under the 2021 Senior Notes and the 2021 Senior Notes Indenture on a senior unsecured basis and the Guarantors also guarantee the 7.75% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Senior Notes") and the Restated Revolving Credit Facility on a senior unsecured basis.

The 2021 Senior Notes will mature on April 15, 2021. Interest on the 2021 Senior Notes will accrue at 5.25% per annum, paid semi-annually, in arrears, on April 15th and October 15th of each year, commencing October 15, 2013.The 2021 Senior Notes and the Guarantees are senior unsecured obligations of the Issuers and the Guarantors. The 2021 Senior Notes Indenture contains covenants that, among other things, restrict the Issuers' and TMM Holding's ability and the ability of their restricted subsidiaries to sell assets, pay dividends or make other distributions on capital stock or make payments in respect of subordinated indebtedness, make investments, incur additional indebtedness or issue preferred stock, create certain liens, enter into agreements that restrict dividends or other payments from their restricted subsidiaries to the Issuers, TMM Holdings or their restricted subsidiaries, consolidate, merge or transfer all or substantially all of their assets, engage in transactions with affiliates and create unrestricted subsidiaries. The 2021 Senior Notes Indenture also requires the Bond Co-Issuers to make an offer to repurchase the 2021 Senior Notes at a price equal to 101% of their principal amount (plus accrued and unpaid interest) upon the occurrence of a change of control. The Bond Co-Issuers, under certain conditions, are required to offer to use unapplied proceeds from certain asset sales to redeem the 2021 Senior Notes at par (plus accrued and unpaid interest).

These covenants are subject to a number of important exceptions and qualifications. The 2021 Senior Notes Indenture contains affirmative covenants and events of default that are customary for indentures governing high-yield debt securities. The covenants in the 2021 Senior Notes Indenture are similar to those contained in the indenture governing the 2020 Senior Notes.

Like the 2020 Senior Notes, the 2021 Senior Notes and related guarantees are not subject to any registration rights agreement.


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Darling Acquisition

On December 31, 2012, we acquired the assets of Darling Interests, Inc. ("Darling"), a Texas-based homebuilder. Darling builds homes under the Darling Homes brand for move-up buyers in approximately 24 communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and 20 communities in the Greater Houston Area markets. Darling is a well-established builder whose products complement our existing product lines in Texas. We believe the acquisition of Darling has given us a strong presence in the Dallas homebuilding market and will expand our current operations in Houston.

The consideration for the acquisition of the Darling assets was $114.8 million, which is subject to post-closing adjustment under certain circumstances. A portion of this amount was financed by $50.0 million of borrowings under our Revolving Credit Facility. Approximately $27.6 million of the price for the acquisition was financed by the sellers. In connection with the purchase price allocation for the acquisition, we recorded $14.6 million of goodwill and $16.9 million of intangible assets with finite useful lives. Additionally, we incurred $1.8 million of transaction costs which were recorded as Other Expense in 2012 in the Consolidated Statement of Operations. Darling operates as part of our East region, consequently the goodwill recorded as part of the Darling acquisition has been recorded in the East region.

Exchange of Class J Units in TMM Holdings

In connection with the Acquisition, in July 2011, JH received an aggregate of 60,531,998 Class J Units in TMM Holdings (made up of J-1 Units, J-2 Units and J-3 Units). Class J Units in TMM Holdings were issued in consideration of JH's service to TMM Holdings and were subject to both time and performance-based vesting conditions. At the completion of the Acquisition, TMM Holdings and JH entered into a Services Agreement (the "JH Services Agreement").

Satisfaction of the time-vesting condition required the JH Services Agreement to be in effect as of the date each annual installment vests. The service conditions set forth in the JH Services Agreement were to lapse after a period of five years.

Class J Units issued in the Acquisition would have satisfied performance-based vesting conditions once TPG and Oaktree had achieved certain specified threshold rates of return on their Class A Units in TMM Holdings and those returns were realized in cash. Holders of vested J-1 Units, J-2 Units and J-3 Units would have generally been entitled to participate in TMM Holdings distributions once the relevant sponsor, TPG or Oaktree, had realized an internal rate of return (in cash or in kind) on its initial capital contribution of 10%, 15%, or 15% plus a 1.0x, 1.0x or 2.0x return of capital, respectively. Because achievement of the performance-based vesting conditions, meaning the requirement to realize in cash the return on capital of TPG and Oaktree at the applicable thresholds set forth in this paragraph, was not probable over any prior period, we determined that no expense for the value of the Class J Units was required to be recorded in our financial statements for any period prior to the occurrence of the Reorganization Transactions.

In the Reorganization Transactions, the TMM Holdings Class J Units tied to TPG's returns were be exchanged for Class J Units of the TPG Holding Vehicle, and the TMM Holdings Class J Units tied to Oaktree's returns were exchanged for Class J Units of the Oaktree Holding Vehicle, in each case with substantially equivalent performance vesting and distribution terms but no future service conditions. J-1 Units, J-2 Units and J-3 Units of the TPG and Oaktree Holding Vehicles will generally vest when the applicable sponsor, TPG or Oaktree, has achieved an internal rate of return (in cash) on its aggregate capital contribution of 10%, 15%, or 15% plus a 1.0x, 1.0x or 2.0x return of capital, respectively.

As a result of the completion of the Reorganization Transactions and the IPO, no Class J Units are part of the equity structure of TMHC or New TMM. The JH Services Agreement has been terminated and will not be replaced. The termination of the Services Agreement in connection with the exchange was a modification of . . .

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