EDMONTON, March 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. ("Millar Western") today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-4 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") in connection with a proposed offer to exchange US$210 million aggregate principal amount of 8.5% Senior Notes due 2021 that have been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), for all of its outstanding 8.5% Senior Notes due 2021, which were issued on a private placement basis in transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. Millar Western is conducting the exchange offer to satisfy its obligations under a registration rights agreement entered into in connection with the private placement of the outstanding notes.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. When available the prospectus relating to the exchange offer and any other documents filed by Millar Western with the SEC may be obtained by contacting Millar Western at 16640 - 111 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5M 2S5, Attention: Janet Millar.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Millar Western
Millar Western is an integrated forest products company based in Alberta, Canada that produces and markets hardwood and softwood bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp, or BCTMP, and softwood lumber. Millar Western is Alberta's largest privately held forest products company, a leading global marketer of BCTMP, among the lowest-cost producers of market BCTMP in the world and among the lowest-cost lumber producers in North America.
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