Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 1, 2019) - AltaGas Canada Inc. (TSX: ACI) ("ACI") announced that it has agreed to issue $250 million of senior unsecured medium-term notes (the "Offering"). The notes carry a coupon rate of 3.15% and mature on April 6, 2026.
The Offering is expected to close on or about April 3, 2019. The net proceeds resulting from the Offering will be used to repay (i) as to approximately $210 million, a portion of the amount outstanding on the $250 million unsecured term loan which ACI has with a syndicate of lenders, and (ii) as to the remainder, amounts outstanding under ACI's syndicated revolving credit facility.
The Offering is being made through a syndicate of investment dealers co-led by CIBC Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets under ACI's Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus dated November 14, 2018 and Prospectus Supplement dated November 15, 2018.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved of the contents of this press release. This press release is not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States (including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States and the District of Columbia) or any other jurisdiction outside Canada. This press release does not constitute or form a part of any offer to buy or sell any securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction outside of Canada. The securities of ACI have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state securities laws. Accordingly, these securities may not be offered or sold within the United States or to a U.S. person unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or except pursuant to exemptions from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. There will be no public offering of securities in the United States.
ACI is a Canadian company with natural gas distribution utilities and renewable power generation assets. ACI serves approximately 130,000 customers, delivering low carbon energy, safely and reliably. For more information visit: www.altagascanada.ca.
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