TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of allBanc Split Corp. (the "Company") announced today it has approved a proposal to
reorganize the Company. The reorganization will permit holders of
Capital Shares to extend their investment in the Company beyond the
scheduled redemption date of March 8, 2013 for an additional five
years. The Preferred Shares will be redeemed on the same terms
originally contemplated in their share provisions on March 8, 2013.
Holders of Capital Shares who do not wish to extend their investment
and all holders of Preferred Shares will have their shares redeemed on
March 8, 2013.
The reorganization will involve (i) the extension of the originally
scheduled redemption date, (ii) a special retraction right to enable
holders of Capital Shares to retract their shares as originally
contemplated should they not wish to extend their investment and (iii)
the issuance of a new class of preferred shares in order to provide
continuing leverage for the Capital Shares. The Company may also offer
additional Capital Shares at the time of the preferred share offering.
A special meeting of holders of the Capital Shares will be held on
December 13, 2012 to consider and vote upon the proposed
reorganization. Details of the proposed reorganization will be outlined
in an information circular to be prepared and delivered to holders of
Capital Shares of record on November 9, 2012 in connection with the
special meeting and will be available on www.sedar.com. Implementation of the proposed reorganization will also be subject to
applicable regulatory approval including the Toronto Stock Exchange.
allBanc Split Corp. is a mutual fund corporation created to hold a
portfolio of common shares of the Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial
Bank of Commerce, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Royal Bank of Canada and The
Toronto Dominion Bank. Capital Shares and Preferred Shares of allBanc
Split Corp. are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbols ABK.A and ABK.PR.B respectively.
SOURCE: Allbanc Split Corp.
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