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Form 8-K for HOSPITALITY PROPERTIES TRUST


6-Mar-2014

Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 8.01. Other Events.

On March 5, 2014, Hospitality Properties Trust, or the Company, agreed to sell $350,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 4.650% Senior Notes due 2024, or the Notes, in an underwritten public offering. The Notes are expected to be issued on March 12, 2014, and will be issued under a supplemental indenture to the Company's indenture dated February 25, 1998. The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of the Company, and will have substantially the same covenants as the series of the Company's senior unsecured notes most recently issued under that indenture.

The Company intends to use the estimated $346.0 million of net proceeds after expenses from this offering to repay amounts outstanding under its revolving credit facility and for general business purposes, which may include funding hotel renovation or rebranding costs and potential future acquisitions. Pending such application, the Company may invest the net proceeds in short term investments, some or all of which may not be investment grade rated.

A prospectus supplement relating to the Notes will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC. This Current Report on Form 8-K shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

The brief descriptions of the covenants applicable to the Notes and the related definitions are qualified in their entirety by reference to such covenants and definitions as they appear in the supplemental indenture for the Notes, the form of which is filed as Exhibit 4.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, or in the related indenture, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 4.3 to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 1997, filed with the SEC, each of which is incorporated herein by reference.

WARNING CONCERNING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

THIS CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K CONTAINS STATEMENTS WHICH CONSTITUTE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995 AND OTHER SECURITIES LAWS. THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED UPON THE COMPANY'S PRESENT INTENT, BELIEFS OR EXPECTATIONS, BUT FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO OCCUR AND MAY NOT OCCUR FOR VARIOUS REASONS, INCLUDING SOME REASONS WHICH ARE BEYOND THE COMPANY'S CONTROL. FOR EXAMPLE:

THIS REPORT STATES THAT THE COMPANY EXPECTS TO ISSUE AND DELIVER THE NOTES ON OR ABOUT MARCH 12, 2014. IN FACT, THE ISSUANCE AND DELIVERY OF THESE NOTES IS SUBJECT TO VARIOUS CONDITIONS AND CONTINGENCIES AS ARE CUSTOMARY IN UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES. IF THESE CONDITIONS ARE NOT SATISFIED OR THE SPECIFIED CONTINGENCIES DO NOT OCCUR, THIS OFFERING MAY NOT CLOSE.

THE COMPANY'S CURRENT INTENT TO REPAY AMOUNTS OUTSTANDING UNDER ITS UNSECURED REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY WITH THE NET PROCEEDS OF THIS OFFERING IS DEPENDENT ON THE CLOSING OF THE OFFERING AND MAY NOT OCCUR.

YOU SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE UPON THE COMPANY'S FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS.


EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, THE COMPANY DOES NOT INTEND TO UPDATE OR CHANGE ANY FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF NEW INFORMATION, FUTURE EVENTS OR OTHERWISE.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.

1.1    Underwriting Agreement, dated as of March 5, 2014, between Hospitality
       Properties Trust and the underwriters named therein, pertaining to
       $350,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of 4.650% Senior Notes due
       2024.

4.1    Form of Supplemental Indenture No. 16 between Hospitality Properties Trust
       and U.S. Bank National Association, including the form of 4.650% Senior
       Note due 2024.

5.1    Opinion of Sullivan & Worcester LLP.

5.2    Opinion of Venable LLP.

8.1    Opinion of Sullivan & Worcester LLP re: tax matters.

23.1   Consent of Sullivan & Worcester LLP (contained in Exhibits 5.1 and 8.1).

23.2   Consent of Venable LLP (contained in Exhibit 5.2).


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