Norbord Inc. Announces Completion Of Secondary Bought Deal Offering Of Its
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TORONTO, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Norbord Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX: NBD,
NBD.WT) announced that the secondary offering (the "Offering") of common
shares (the "Common Shares") of the Corporation by Brookfield Asset Management
Inc. ("Brookfield"), through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Brookfield
International Limited ("Brookfield IL," formerly Brysons International
Limited), was completed today through a syndicate of underwriters led by TD
Securities Inc., CIBC and Scotiabank. The underwriters exercised their
over-allotment option in full and consequently an additional 495,000 Common
Shares were included in the Offering upon closing, bringing the total Common
Shares offered to 3,795,000, of which 3,245,000 were offered by Brookfield IL
and 550,000 were offered by three senior executives of the Corporation. Gross
proceeds of the Offering, which were received by the selling shareholders,
were $125,235,000. The Corporation did not receive any proceeds from the
After giving effect to completion of the secondary Offering, including the
exercise of the over-allotment option, Brookfield and its affiliates now own
approximately 27.8 million Common Shares, representing a 53% interest in the
This press release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United
States. The Common Shares being offered have not been and will not be
registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and accordingly are
not being offered for sale and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly
or indirectly within the United States, its possessions and other areas
subject to its jurisdiction or to, or for the account or for the benefit of a
U.S. person, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration
requirements of that Act.
Norbord Inc. is an international producer of wood-based panels with assets of
$1 billion, employing approximately 1,900 people at 13 plant locations in the
United States, Europe and Canada. Norbord is one of the world's largest
producers of oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to OSB, Norbord
manufactures particleboard, medium density fibreboard (MDF) and related
value-added products. Norbord is a publicly traded company listed on the
Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols NBD and NBD.WT.
Contact: Heather Colpitts Manager, Corporate Affairs Tel: (416) 365-0705
SOURCE: Norbord Inc.
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