SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 30, 2002 (September 30, 2002)
AMERICAN RETIREMENT CORPORATION
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer
|111 Westwood Place, Suite 200
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (615) 221-2250
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
|Item 5. Other Events|
|Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Information and Exhibits.|
Item 5. Other Events
On September 30, 2002, American Retirement Corporation (ARC) issued a press release announcing that it has closed the $125.0 million of financing transactions with Health Care Property Investors, Inc. which were previously announced on August 14, 2002. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.
Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Information and Exhibits.
(a) Not applicable.
(b) Not Applicable.
|(99)||Press Release dated September 30, 2002.|
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 hereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN RETIREMENT CORPORATION|
|Date: September 30, 2002||By:||/s/ W.E. Sheriff|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
|99||Press Release, dated September 30, 2002.|