George Weston Limited Announces Closing of $200 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - George Weston Limited (TSX: WN) announced today that it has closed its previously announced offering of $200 million principal amount of Senior Unsecured Notes, Series 2024.

About George Weston Limited
Founded in 1882, George Weston Limited ("Weston") is a major Canadian public company, representing Canada's largest food and drug retail businesses through its control of Loblaw Companies Limited ("Loblaw") and Loblaw's recent acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart. With over 2,300 stores the retail operations reach most Canadians serving their everyday food, health and wellness needs. Through Weston Foods, Weston is one of Canada's leading bakers, offering a wide selection of fresh and frozen products to the North American market. Weston also controls one of Canada's largest REITs, Choice Properties REIT.

With over 200,000 employees, Weston is Canada's largest private sector employer.

SOURCE: George Weston Limited

For further information:

Geoffrey H. Wilson
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations,
Business Intelligence and Communications
(416) 922-2500

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