M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. ( www.RichmondAmerican.com ) today announced that it plans to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission a preliminary Prospectus Supplement in connection with its offer to issue $150 million principal amount of 7% Senior Notes due 2012 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be senior obligations of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc., and will rank equally and ratably with its other senior unsecured indebtedness. In addition, the Notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis, jointly and severally, by most of the Company's homebuilding segment subsidiaries. The Company intends to use the proceeds of the offering to repay certain outstanding indebtedness under its homebuilding line of credit and for general corporate purposes.
The Notes will be issued pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement and are being offered by means of the Prospectus included in the registration statement and the related Prospectus Supplement. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall there be any sale of these Notes in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
MDC, whose subsidiaries build homes under the name "Richmond American Homes," is one of the largest homebuilders in the United States. The Company also provides mortgage financing, primarily for MDC's homebuyers, through its wholly owned subsidiary, HomeAmerican Mortgage Corporation. MDC is a major regional homebuilder with a significant presence in some of the country's best housing markets. The Company is the largest homebuilder in Colorado; among the top five homebuilders in Northern Virginia, Phoenix, Tucson and Las Vegas; among the top ten homebuilders in suburban Maryland, Northern California and Southern California; and has recently entered the Salt Lake City and Dallas/Fort Worth markets.
CONTACT: Paris G. Reece III, Chief Financial Officer of M.D.C. Holdings,
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M.D.C. Holdings, Inc.
The Richmond American Homes companies (RAH), HomeAmerican Mortgage Corporation (HMC), American Home Insurance
Agency (also known as AHI Insurance Agency) (AHI) and American Home Title and Escrow Company (AHT) are
owned, directly or indirectly, by M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. and, therefore, are affiliated companies. Each of
RAH, HMC, AHI and AHT offers services independently of each other, and if you obtain a product or service
from one company, you are not required to utilize the services of, or obtain products from, the other
company. Your decision to use a company that is not affiliated with RAH, HMC, AHI or AHT will not affect
your ability to obtain products and services from these companies. See licensing information.
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results of operation, cash flows, strategies and prospects, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may be
identified by terminology such as "likely," "may," "will," "should," "expects," "plans," "anticipates,"
"believes," "estimates," "predicts," "potential" or "continue," or the negative of such terms and other
comparable terminology. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the MDC Companies to be materially
different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking
statements. Additional information about the risks and uncertainties applicable to the MDC Companies' business
is contained in MDC's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including MDC's Annual Reports on
Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The MDC Companies undertake no duty to update publicly any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. However, any
further disclosures made on related subjects in MDC's subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, press releases and/or presentations should be considered.