New Senior Investment Group Inc. (New Senior or the Company) (NYSE: SNR) announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to internalize the Companys management function, effective as of January 1, 2019. 

Strategic Review As previously announced on February 23, 2018, the Companys Board of Directors (the Board), together with the Companys management team and legal and financial advisors, have been exploring a full range of strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value. The Board formed a special committee (the Special Committee), composed entirely of independent and disinterested directors, to address certain aspects of the strategic review. In connection with the strategic review, the Company retained J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as its financial advisor and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as its legal advisor. In addition, the Special Committee retained Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC as its independent financial advisor and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as its independent legal advisor. The strategic review has been a multi-step process, resulting in the following previously announced initiatives: (1) the termination of triple net leases and entry into new management agreements for 51 IL Assets in May 2018, (2) a re-set of the Companys dividend in August 2018, (3) the $720 million refinancing completed on October 10, 2018 and (4) an agreement in principle reached in August 2018 to internalize the Companys management …

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Source: US SEC
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