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Canadian Financing Bulletin (CFB) Reports CDN $297.6M in Proposed and $584.5M Closed Financings for the Week of January 21

Canadian Financing Bulletin (CFB) Reports CDN $297.6M in Proposed and $584.5M 
Closed Financings for the Week of January 21-January 25 
Southern Pacific Resources Corp (STP.TO) Raises US$260M in a Bond
Offering Led by TD Securities 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 -- The
Canadian Financing Bulletin has been a leader in tracking financing
activities of Canadian capital markets in the mining, energy and
technology sectors for over seven years. Our unparalleled service
offers unique insight into small and micro cap stocks, as well as
comprehensive comparative reports detailing the worldwide reach of
Canadian companies in these sectors. With the listings of active
proposed placements, investors and companies that might not otherwise
receive analyst coverage are potentially brought together. As well,
we offer coverage of activity in the bond market for users to be made
aware of lower-risk opportunities. 
In this week's report, the CFB published term sheets for 23 new
proposed placements from the mining, oil/gas (termed metals and
energy in the report) and technology sectors. Of those, 15 were for
mining stocks, three for oil/gas stocks, and five for technology
stocks, with the total value of new proposals reaching almost $298m.
Two of these placements were designated a 'flow through' issuance and
there were three new debenture offerings. The largest new public
proposal was by Coeur D'Alene Mines Corp (CDM.TO), which launched an
offering consisting of US$200m of 7.875%, 8yr bonds in a non-brokered
placement. 
The CFB published term sheets for 44 placements that were closed
during the week. Of these, 31 were for mining stocks, 10 for oil/gas,
and three for technology stocks, with the total value of these
closings being over $584m. Three of these placements were designated
'flow through' issuances and one debenture placement closed. The
largest public closing was by Southern Pacific Resource Corp (STP.TO)
which closed an offering consisting of US$260m of 8.75%, 5yr bonds in
a placement led by TD Securities. 
The CFB also tracked nine amendments and one cancellation to
placements published at the end of the weekly report. To date, there
have been over 400 weekly reports created by CFB; backdated reports
can be obtained by subscribers. 
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Since CFB began offering its weekly report over seven years ago, it
has developed other more wide reaching reports that have now been
published. Our quarterly and year-in-review reports provide charts,
graphs and other comparative tables that exhibit sophisticated
capital market intelligence. The data in these reports has been read
by thousands of executives, investment advisors, fund managers, and
investors from around the world. CFB has also recently begun offering
specialized monthly reports, focusing on individual segments within
the sectors CFB covers (i.e., gold, uranium, oil, etc.) To date,
there have been 181 reports created by CFB; several of these reports
are currently posted on the CFB website. 
As one can see, CFB offers an important perspective into Canadian
capital markets. These markets play a crucial role in the financing
of companies active worldwide in various business sectors,
specifically for natural resources exploration and development.
Canada maintains a leadership role due to a number of factors: 


 
--  A history of significant natural resources; 
--  Efficient and transparent capital markets; 
--  Strong backing from the investment community; and 
--  Regional clusters of the world's most innovative, organized and
    aggressive exploration and development personnel, in cities like
    Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto.

 
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