TORONTO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - The Toronto-Dominion Bank ("TDBFG") announced
today that TD Capital Trust IV (the "Trust"), a subsidiary of TDBFG, and TDBFG
have entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by TD
Securities Inc. for an issue of $750,000,000 TD Capital Trust IV Notes -
Series 3 due June 30, 2108 ("TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes"). The TD CaTS IV -
Series 3 Notes are subordinated, unsecured debt obligations of the Trust and
are expected to qualify as Tier 1 Capital of TDBFG. Any Tier 1 Capital raised
by TDBFG over the 15% regulatory limit will temporarily be counted as Tier 2B
Capital. The expected closing date is September 15, 2009.
From the date of issue to, but excluding, June 30, 2021, interest on the
TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes is payable semi-annually at a rate of 6.631% per
year. Starting on June 30, 2021, and on every fifth anniversary thereafter
until June 30, 2106, the interest rate on the TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes will
reset as described in the prospectus.
On or after December 31, 2014, the Trust may, at its option and subject
to certain conditions, redeem the TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes, in whole or in
In certain circumstances, the TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes and interest
thereon may be automatically exchanged for, or paid by the issuance of,
non-cumulative Class A first preferred shares of TDBFG.
The TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes will not be listed on any stock exchange.
The Trust and TDBFG intend to file a prospectus supplement with the
securities regulators in each of the provinces and territories of Canada with
respect to the offering of the TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes.
The TD CaTS IV - Series 3 Notes have not been and will not be registered
under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under any state
securities laws, and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or
indirectly, in the United States of America. This press release shall not
constitute an offer to sell or solicit to buy such securities in the United
About TD Bank Financial Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as
TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group is the sixth largest bank in
North America by branches and serves approximately 17 million customers in
four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial
centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including
TD Canada Trust and TD Insurance; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse
and an investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking
through TD Banknorth and TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank; and
Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD Bank Financial Group also ranks
among the world's leading on-line financial services firms, with more than 5.5
million on-line customers. TD Bank Financial Group had CDN$545 billion in
assets as of July 31, 2009. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol
"TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
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For further information: Nick Petter, Media Relations, (416) 308-1861