IBI Income Fund
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IBI Income Fund

September 15, 2009 08:03 ET

IBI Income Fund Announces $40 Million Offering of Convertible Debentures

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2009) -

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IBI Income Fund (TSX:IBG.UN) ("IBI" announced today that it has reached an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC, National Bank Financial and TD Securities Inc. to issue, on a bought-deal basis, $40 million of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures"). IBI has granted the underwriters an over-allotment option ("Over-allotment Option"), exercisable in whole or in part at any time up to 30 days after closing, to purchase up to an additional $6 million of Debentures at the same offering price.

The Debentures have a maturity date of December 31, 2014. The Debentures have a coupon of 7% per annum and will pay interest semi-annually in arrears on June 30 and December 31 in each year commencing on December 31, 2009. Each $1,000 principal amount of Debenture is convertible into approximately 52.1648 units of IBI, at any time, at the option of the holder, representing a conversion price of $19.17 per unit.

IBI intends to use the net proceeds from the Financing for debt repayment and for general corporate purposes.

About IBI Income Fund

The Fund holds an indirect 72% interest in IBI Group, a partnership which provides professional services, including planning, design, implementation, analysis of operations and other consulting services in relation to four main areas of development, being urban land, building facilities, transportation networks and systems technology. The remaining 28% of IBI Group, represented by Class B Units, is owned by IBI Group Management Partnership. On a fully diluted basis, IBI Group Management Partnership has a 46% interest in the Fund.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, which may be made only by means of a prospectus, nor shall there be any sale of the Units in any state, province or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under securities laws of any such state, province or other jurisdiction. The Units of IBI Income Fund have not been, and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered, sold or delivered in the United States absent registration or an application for exemption from the registration requirements of U.S. securities laws.

Contact Information

  • IBI Income Fund
    Philip H. Beinhaker
    (416) 596-1930