ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. announces adjustment to conversion rate of 4.25% convertible senior notes in connection with previously announced results of its substantial issuer bid



    MONTREAL, June 19 /CNW Telbec/ - ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. (ACE)
(TSX: ACE.A, ACE.B) today announced that, in connection with the previously
announced results of its offer to purchase Cdn$500 million of its Class A
Variable Voting Shares and Class B Voting Shares, which expired at 5:00 p.m.
(Montreal time) on June 18, 2008, the conversion rate of the 4.25% Convertible
Senior Notes Due 2035 (convertible notes) of ACE is being adjusted from
39.0341 to 40.6917 Class A Variable Voting Shares or Class B Voting Shares per
$1,000 principal amount of convertible notes. The adjustment will be effective
on June 19, 2008 and has been determined in accordance with the terms of the
indenture dated April 6, 2005 governing the convertible notes.
    In accordance with the indenture, the adjusted conversion rate is based
on an adjustment factor, the numerator of which is $1,193,076,689, the sum of
(A) $500,000,000, the aggregate cash consideration payable to holders of Class
A Variable Voting Shares and Class B Voting Shares purchased by ACE under its
offer to purchase (Purchased Shares), and (B) $693,076,689, the product of the
number of Class A Variable Voting Shares and Class B Voting Shares outstanding
(less any Purchased Shares) at the expiration date of the offer and the
weighted average closing price of the Class A Variable Voting Shares and Class
B Voting Shares on the trading day next succeeding the expiration date of the
offer, and the denominator of which is $1,144,476,655, the product of the
number of Class A Variable Voting Shares and Class B Voting Shares outstanding
(including the Purchased Shares) at the expiration date of the offer
multiplied by the weighted average closing price of the Class A Variable
Voting Shares and Class B Voting Shares on the trading day next succeeding the
expiration date of the offer.
    As of June 19, 2008, the principal amount of issued and outstanding
convertible notes is $322.7 million.

    ABOUT ACE AVIATION HOLDINGS INC.

    ACE is a holding company of various aviation interests including Air
Canada and ACTS.
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For further information:

For further information: Contacts for ACE: Isabelle Arthur (Montréal),
(514) 422-5788; Angela Mah (Vancouver), (604) 270-5741; Peter Fitzpatrick
(Toronto), (416) 263-5576


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