MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP) is a growth-oriented REIT formed in 2015. The entity engages in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts, whose amenities include casino gaming, hotel, convention, dining, entertainment and retail offerings. Assets in MGP’s portfolio include properties of MGM Resorts International (MGM) concentrated in Las Vegas.
MGM Growth Properties generates revenues through rent payments under the Master Lease with MGM.
On 04/20/2016, MGM Growth Properties made its REIT offering on NYSE led by BofA Merrill Lynch. The share was priced at $21.00 per share, top of its expected range of $18 to $21 per share. With a full subscription of 50 million shares and an additional 15% over-allotment option fully exercised, MGM Growth Properties was valued at $1.05 billion at offer. The stock opened at $22.75/share and closed the first day down to $22.01. MGM Growth was included in the IPOX® 100 U.S. Portfolio on 06/17/2016 and currently weighs approximately 0.6% of the portfolio.