Finning Announces Pricing of $425 Million of 4.778% Senior Unsecured Notes
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 08, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Finning International Inc. (TSX: FTT) (“Finning” or “we”) announced today that it has priced an offering of $425 million principal amount of 4.778% Senior Unsecured Notes due February 13, 2029 (the “Notes”), which will rank pari passu with existing senior unsecured obligations of Finning. Interest on the Notes is payable semi-annually, commencing on August 13, 2024.
Closing of the offering of the Notes is expected to occur on or about February 13, 2024. This offering is being made pursuant to exemptions from the prospectus requirements of applicable securities laws of the provinces of Canada. Purchasers of Notes will be obliged to establish their qualification to invest in accordance with the requirements of the securities laws of the jurisdiction in which they reside. As this offering is being made pursuant to exemptions from prospectus requirements of applicable securities laws, there will be restrictions on the resale of the Notes.
Proceeds from the issuance of the Notes will be used for repayment of existing indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.
RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank and TD Securities (as Joint Bookrunners), CIBC World Markets Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., Wells Fargo Securities Canada, Ltd., MUFG Securities (Canada), Ltd. and HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc. are acting as agents with respect to the offering of the Notes.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. The securities being offered have not been approved or disapproved by any regulatory authority. The securities are not being offered in the United States.
Finning is the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service to customers for over 90 years. Headquartered in Surrey, British Columbia, we provide Caterpillar equipment, parts, services, and performance solutions in Western Canada, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
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