SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) March 2, 2012 (March 2, 2012)
MID-AMERICA APARTMENT COMMUNITIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On March 2, 2012, the registrant issued a press release announcing the closing of a public offering of 1,955,000 shares of common stock, including 255,000 shares issued and sold as a result of the full exercise of the underwriters’ overallotment option. MAA received approximately $119.9 million in net proceeds from the offering after deducting the underwriting discounts and estimated expenses of the offering. UBS Investment Bank and Jefferies & Company, Inc. served as joint bookrunning managers for the offering.
The information furnished on Exhibit 99.1 is hereby incorporated by reference under this Item 7.01 as if fully set forth herein.
The information presented herein under Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as may be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.