Capital Senior Living Closes Deal

Capital Senior Living Closes Deal DALLAS, TX - Capital Senior Living Corporation, one of the country's largest operators of senior living communities, today announced that Midwest Portfolio Holdings II, LP ("Midwest II"), a joint venture in which the Company held a 15 percent partnership interest, has sold three senior living communities to Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN). Upon closing the sale, the Company leased the communities from HCN. The Company previously managed the three communities in the joint venture under long-term management agreements.

The three communities being leased have approximately 300 units and include 198 units of assisted living and 102 units of memory care, with resident capacity of nearly 350. At the end of 2009, financial occupancy at the combined communities was 90%. All three communities are located in Indiana.

"Similar to our previous transaction with HCN, this transaction will provide immediate benefits to our shareholders," commented Lawrence A. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "In addition to significant top-line growth, the lease will be immediately accretive to cash flow and earnings. These three communities are strategically located in the Midwest portion of the country, where nearly 50 percent of our operations are located. They are an excellent addition to our newly formed relationship with Health Care REIT, Inc., a leading healthcare REIT that invests across the full spectrum of senior housing and health care real estate."

The Company received proceeds from Midwest II of approximately $1.3 million and will recognize a gain of $0.3 million on the transaction. The Company may receive additional proceeds after the joint venture settles its customary post-closing costs.

Annualizing fourth quarter 2009 results of operations for the three communities yields approximately $11.7 million of revenue and $4.2 million of EBITDAR. The initial lease expense is approximately $3.0 million and is subject to conditional annual escalation provisions. The triple net operating lease has an initial term of fifteen years, with one fifteen-year renewal option. The Company will consolidate the revenues and expenses of the three communities on its income statement, along with the lease expense, beginning in the second quarter of 2010.

Capital Senior Living Corporation is one of the nation's largest operators of residential communities for senior adults. The Company's operating philosophy emphasizes a continuum of care, which integrates independent living, assisted living and home care services, to provide residents the opportunity to age in place. The Company currently operates 66 senior living communities in 23 states with an aggregate capacity of approximately 10,000 residents.
Source: Capital Senior Living

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