AltaGas Ltd. Announces $300 Million Medium-Term Note Offering
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/06/13 -- AltaGas Ltd.
("AltaGas") (TSX:ALA) (TSX:ALA.PR.A) (TSX:ALA.PR.U) today announced
that it has agreed to issue $300 million of senior unsecured
medium-term notes ("the Offering"). The notes carry a coupon rate of
3.57 percent and mature on June 12, 2023.
The net proceeds resulting from the Offering will be used by AltaGas
to reduce indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.
The Offering is being made through a syndicate of investment dealers
co-led by CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Capital Markets under
AltaGas' Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus dated December 7, 2011 and
Prospectus Supplement dated April 9, 2012.
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
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forward-looking statements with respect to, among other things, the
Offering and the use of proceeds from the Offering, These statements
involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that
may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those
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risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, changes in
market, competition, governmental or regulatory developments, general
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