SCITI Trust Announces Exercise and Closing of Over-Allotment Option
12 Jun, 2013, 08:20 ET
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TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - SCITI Limited, in its capacity as trustee for SCITI Trust (the "Trust"), is pleased to announce that the syndicate of agents for the previously announced follow-on offering of the Trust has fully exercised its over-allotment option and acquired an additional 1,290,000 units of the Trust today. Together with the 8,600,000 units issued on June 5, 2013, the Trust issued a total of 9,890,000 units under the follow-on offering at a price of $12.83 per unit for gross proceeds of $126,888,700.
The Trust is an investment trust whose investment portfolio consists of the 50 highest yielding members of the Scotia Capital High Yield Equity Index (the "Index") on an approximately equal weight basis, subject to a 25% sector weighting restriction, in order to provide unitholders with a diversified and high yielding portfolio. The Index has been designed to track the 75 highest yielding equity securities listed on the TSX without regard to corporate structure or liquidity and subject to a number of tests related to market capitalization and distribution sustainability.
The units of the Trust are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SIN.UN.
The syndicate of agents for the follow-on offering is led by Scotiabank and includes BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Desjardins Securities Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Macquarie Private Wealth Inc. and Raymond James Ltd.
The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
SOURCE: SCITI Trust
For further information:
Trustee of SCITI Trust
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