MONTREAL, Aug. 26, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Bank of Canada (the "Bank") today announced its intention to redeem on November 2, 2015, all of its 4.70% Series 4 Medium Term Notes (subordinated indebtedness) due November 2, 2020 (the "Notes").
Pursuant to the Notes' terms, on November 2, 2015, the Bank may redeem the Notes at a redemption price of 100% of the principal amount, together with any accrued and unpaid interest to but excluding the date of redemption.
Funded solely from the Bank's general funds, this redemption is part of the Bank's ongoing management of its regulatory capital.
A formal notice will be issued to the holders of the Notes in accordance with the Notes' terms. This redemption remains subject to the final approval of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI).
The Bank recommends that holders of the Notes consult with their tax advisors to determine the appropriate treatment and impact of the redemption.
Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes certain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include the Bank's intentions regarding the redemption of the Notes. These statements are inherently subject to significant risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, many of which are beyond the control of the Bank, including the obtaining of regulatory approval required to complete the proposed redemption. Except as required by law, the Bank does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time, by it or on its behalf. The forward-looking information contained in this press release is presented for the purpose of interpreting the information contained herein and may not be appropriate for other purposes.
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