AltaGas Ltd. Announces US$200 Million Medium-Term Note Offering
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/19/14 -- AltaGas Ltd.
("AltaGas") (TSX:ALA)(TSX:ALA.PR.A)(TSX:ALA.PR.U)(TSX:ALA.PR.E) today
announced that it has agreed to issue US$200 million senior unsecured
medium-term notes ("the Offering"). The notes carry a floating rate
coupon of three month LIBOR plus 0.72% and mature on March 24, 2016.
The net proceeds resulting from the issuance of the Offering will be
used to reduce bank indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.
The Offering is being made through a syndicate of investment dealers
co-led by BMO Capital Markets as sole bookrunner and Scotiabank under
AltaGas' Short Form Base Shelf Prospectus dated August 23, 2013 and
Prospectus Supplement dated January 7, 2014.
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
closing of the Offering, the use of proceeds of the Offering, the
maintenance of its investment grade rating, business objectives,
expected growth, results of operations, business projects and
opportunities and financial results. These statements involve known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause
actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated
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assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements.
The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are
expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
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