$1.5 billion public offering for Health Care REIT

Health Care REIT completed its public offering of nearly $19.6 million shares, for a total gross proceed of around $1.5 billion, the company announced Monday.

Goldman, Sachs & Co., Barclays, UBS Investment Bank, Wells Fargo Securities, BofA Merrill Lynch, KeyBanc Capital Markets and Morgan Stanley were joint book-running managers for the offering.

The deal, with a price of $75.50 per share, involved 2.55 million shares sold pursuant to the underwriters' exercise in full of their purchase option for additional shares.