CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Nov. 5, 2014) – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX:ALA) today announced that it has agreed to issue C$300,000,000 senior unsecured medium term notes (the “Offering”). The notes carry a coupon rate of 3.84% and mature on January 15, 2025.
The Offering is expected to close on or about November 10, 2014. The net proceeds from the sale of the notes will be used to fund the previously announced early redemption of the C$100,000,000 6.94% medium term notes due June 29, 2016, fund the proposed early redemption of the C$200,000,000 4.10% medium term notes due March 24, 2016 and for general corporate purposes.
The Offering is being made through a syndicate of investment dealers co-led by CIBC World Markets Inc. and BMO Capital Markets under AltaGas’ Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus dated August 23, 2013 and Prospectus Supplement dated January 7, 2014.
AltaGas to redeem 4.10% medium term notes, Series 5, due March 24, 2016
AltaGas announced today that it will redeem the entire C$200,000,000 principal amount of its 4.10% medium term notes, Series 5, due March 24, 2016 (the “Notes”) on December 8, 2014. Notice of redemption of the Notes will be delivered November 6, 2014 to CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. and the trustee, Computershare Trust Company of Canada.
AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities. AltaGas creates value by acquiring, growing and optimizing its energy infrastructure, including a focus on clean energy sources. For more information visit: www.altagas.ca
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