/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S./ QUÉBEC CITY, June 7, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust ("Cominar") (TSX: CUF.UN) has exercised today its right to redeem its SeriesC 5.80% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures maturing on September30, 2014 (the "SeriesC Debentures") in accordance with the terms of the trust indenture dated September 14, 2004 governing the SeriesC Debentures, as supplemented by a supplemental indenture dated as of the 10(th) day of October, 2007. The redemption of the SeriesC Debentures will be effective on July 8, 2013 (the "Redemption Date"). Upon redemption, Cominar will pay to the holders of SeriesC Debentures a redemption price (the "Redemption Price") equal to the outstanding principal amount of the SeriesC Debentures to be redeemed, together with all accrued and unpaid interest thereon up to but excluding the Redemption Date, for a total of $1,015.57 per $1,000 principal amount of SeriesC Debentures, less any taxes required to be withheld or deducted. The aggregate principal amount of SeriesC Debentures currently outstanding is $110 million. Cominar intends to draw funds to pay the Redemption Price from its credit facility. The SeriesC Debentures are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the"TSX") under the trading symbol "CUF.DB.C" and may be converted in accordance with their terms into units of Cominar (the "Units") until September 30, 2014. The SeriesC Debentures are convertible at a conversion price of $25.25 for each Unit, so that approximately 39.604 Units will be issued for each $1,000 principal amount of SeriesC Debentures converted. As it is currently contemplated that all SeriesC Debentures will be redeemed, Cominar intends to have same be delisted from the TSX at the close of business on the Redemption Date. Profile as at June 7, 2013 Cominar is the third largest diversified real estate investment trust in Canada and currently remains the largest commercial property owner in the Province of Québec. Cominar owns a real estate portfolio of 498 high-quality properties, consisting of 121 office, 156 retail and 221 industrial and mixed-use buildings that cover a total area of 36.8 million square feet in Québec, Ontario, the Atlantic Provinces and Western Canada. Cominar's objectives are to pay growing cash distributions to unitholders and to maximise unitholder value by way of proactive management and the expansion of its portfolio. Forward-Looking Statements This press release may contain forward-looking statements with respect to Cominar and its operations, strategy, financial performance and financial condition. These statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as "may", "will", "expect", "estimate", "anticipate", "intend", "believe" or "continue" or the negative thereof or similar variations. The actual results and performance of Cominar discussed herein could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Such statements are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations. Some important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include, among other things, general economic and market factors, competition, changes in government regulation and the factors described under "Risk Factors" in the Annual Information Form of Cominar. The cautionary statements qualify all forward-looking statements attributable to Cominar and persons acting on its behalf. Unless otherwise stated, all forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Mr. Michel Dallaire, P.Eng. President and Chief Executive Officer, Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust (418) 681-8151 Mr. Sylvain Cossette Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust (418) 681-6300 ext. 2245 Mr. Michel Berthelot Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust (418) 681-6300 ext. 2266 SOURCE: Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2013/07/c6161.html CO: Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust ST: Quebec NI: REL FND FLOWS -0- Jun/07/2013 13:00 GMT
Cominar announces redemption of Series C Debentures
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