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QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust ("Cominar") (TSX: CUF.UN) announces today that it has filed a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. Once a visa for the final short form base shelf prospectus has been obtained from the applicable Canadian securities regulatory authorities, Cominar will be able to offer for sale and issue trust units, unsecured debt securities (including, without limitation, senior unsecured debentures and convertible unsecured subordinated debentures), warrants and subscription receipts, or any combination thereof, having an offer price of up to $1.5 billion in the aggregate from time to time during the 25-month period during which the base shelf prospectus remains valid.
COMINAR PROFILE as at November 12, 2014
Cominar is the third largest diversified real estate investment trust in Canada and remains the largest commercial property owner in the Province of Québec. Cominar currently owns a real estate portfolio of 563 properties in three different market segments, that is, office properties, retail properties and industrial and mixed-use properties. Cominar's portfolio totals 45.4 million square feet spread out across Québec, Ontario, the Atlantic Provinces and Western Canada. Cominar's objectives are to pay growing cash distributions to unitholders and to maximize unitholder value through proactive management and the expansion of its portfolio.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements with respect to Cominar and its operations, strategy, financial performance and financial condition. These statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as "may", "will", "expect", "estimate", "anticipate", "intend", "believe" or "continue" or the negative thereof or similar variations. The actual results and performance of Cominar discussed herein could differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Such statements are qualified in their entirety by the inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations. Some important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include, among other things, general economic and market factors, competition, changes in government regulation and the factors described under "Risk Factors" in the Annual Information Form of Cominar. The cautionary statements qualify all forward-looking statements attributable to Cominar and persons acting on its behalf. Unless otherwise stated, all forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.
SOURCE: Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust
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