IRVING, Texas, August 5, 2013 - FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated (NYSE: FCH) today announced that it has agreed to sell the 223-room Embassy Suites in Baton Rouge for $20 million. The purchaser has paid a $2.0 million non-refundable deposit toward the purchase price. FelCor expects the sale to close in August and will use all of the proceeds to repay outstanding debt.
With the exception of historical information, the matters discussed in this news release include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws that are qualified by cautionary statements herein and in FelCor's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in our expectations.
FelCor, a real estate investment trust, owns a diversified portfolio of primarily upper-upscale and luxury hotels that are located in major and resort markets throughout the U.S. FelCor partners with leading hotel companies to operate its 64 hotels, which are flagged under globally renowned names and premier independent hotels. Additional information can be found on the Company's website at www.felcor.com.
Contact: Stephen A. Schafer, Vice President Strategic Planning & Investor Relations