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WINNIPEG, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Exchange Income Corporation (TSX: EIF) (the "Corporation") announced today that it has closed its previously announced bought deal offering (the "Offering") of 7 Year 5.25% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures due June 30, 2023 (the "Debentures"). At the closing of the Offering, the Corporation issued $69,000,000 principal amount of Debentures to the underwriters of the Offering. This amount includes the exercise of the entire $9,000,000 over-allotment option granted to the underwriters for the Offering.
The Offering was co-led by National Bank Financial Inc., Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. and included BMO Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets Inc., Scotiabank, TD Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., AltaCorp Capital Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.
The Corporation intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to initially repay indebtedness under its credit facility which will then be available to be drawn, as required, to fund the redemption of the Series J convertible senior secured debentures of the Corporation (the "Series J Debentures") and for general corporate purposes. The Corporation issued a notice of redemption to the holders of the Series J Debentures on May 17, 2016 to redeem all issued and outstanding Series J Debentures on June 30, 2016 (the "Redemption Date") at a redemption price equal to their principal amount, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon up to, but excluding, the Redemption Date. Holders of the Series J Debentures have the option to convert such debentures into common shares of the Corporation prior to the Redemption Date.
The Debentures are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "EIF.DB.H".
About Exchange Income Corporation
Exchange Income Corporation is a diversified acquisition-oriented company, focused in two sectors: aviation services and equipment, and manufacturing. The Corporation uses a disciplined acquisition strategy to identify already profitable, well-established companies that have strong management teams, generate steady cash flow, operate in niche markets and have opportunities for organic growth.
The Corporation currently operates two segments: Aviation and Manufacturing. The Aviation segment consists of the operations by Perimeter Aviation, Keewatin Air, Calm Air International, Bearskin Lake Air Service, Custom Helicopters, Regional One and Provincial Aerospace. The Manufacturing segment consists of the operations by Jasper Tank, Overlanders, Water Blast, Stainless Fabrication, WesTower Communications in Canada and Ben Machine. For more information on the Corporation, please visit www.ExchangeIncomeCorp.ca. Additional information relating to the Corporation, including all public filings, is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
Caution concerning forward-looking statements
The statements contained in this news release that are forward-looking are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks, and actual results may differ materially. These uncertainties and risks include, but are not limited to, the dependence of Exchange Income Corporation on the operations and assets currently owned by it, the degree to which its subsidiaries are leveraged, the fact that cash distributions are not guaranteed and will fluctuate with the Corporation's financial performance, dilution, restrictions on potential future growth, the risk of shareholder liability, competitive pressures (including price competition), changes in market activity, the cyclicality of the industries, seasonality of the businesses, poor weather conditions, and foreign currency fluctuations, legal proceedings, commodity prices and raw material exposure, dependence on key personnel, and environmental, health and safety and other regulatory requirements. Further information about these and other risks and uncertainties can be found in the disclosure documents filed by Exchange Income Corporation with the securities regulatory authorities, available at www.sedar.com.
SOURCE Exchange Income Corporation
For further information: Mike Pyle, Chief Executive Officer, Exchange Income Corporation, Phone: (204) 982-1850, [email protected]; Joe Racanelli, Investor Relations, NATIONAL Equicom, Phone: (416) 586 1943, [email protected]