LBS.PR.A to Get Bigger

Sep 25 22:09 2017 Print This Article

Brompton Group has announced (although not yet on their website because they’re … um, well, I’ve sent an eMail to my friend ChrisC):

Life & Banc Split Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX:LBS)(TSX:LBS.PR.A)is pleased to announce it is undertaking an overnight treasury offering of class A and preferred shares (respectively, the “Class A Shares” and “Preferred Shares”).

The sales period for this overnight offering will end at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday September 26, 2017. The offering is expected to close on or about October 4, 2017 and is subject to certain closing conditions including approval by the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”).

The Class A Shares will be offered at a price of $9.90 per Class A Share for a distribution rate of 12.1% on the issue price, and the Preferred Shares will be offered at a price of $10.00 per Preferred Share for a yield to maturity of 4.8%. The closing price on the TSX for each of the Class A and Preferred Shares on September 22, 2017 was $10.10 and $10.20, respectively. The Class A and Preferred Share offering prices were determined so as to be non-dilutive to the most recently calculated net asset value per unit of the Company (calculated as at September 21, 2017), as adjusted for dividends and certain expenses to be accrued prior to or upon settlement of the offering.

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PrefBlog is presented as a public service by Hymas Investment Management Inc., Manager / Trustee of Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fundand publisher of PrefLetter, a monthly newsletter directed towards long term buy-and-hold retail investors. James Hymas, president of Hymas Investment Management Inc, with years of experience designing quantitative investment technology and applying this technology to conservative portfolios, seeks to provide institutions and retail investors with the information and advice necessary to produce top quartile returns in the preferred share market without the assumption of excess risk.

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