SOURCE: Canexus Corporation

Canexus Corporation

October 03, 2016 11:05 ET

Canexus Responds to Announcement of Unsolicited Chemtrade Offer

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - October 03, 2016) - Canexus Corporation (TSX: CUS) ("Canexus" or the "Corporation") notes an announcement by Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund ("Chemtrade") that it intends to make an unsolicited offer on October 4, 2016, to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Canexus for $1.50 per share in cash.

The Canexus board of directors will consider and evaluate Chemtrade's offer when received and will respond in due course. The Canexus board of directors recommends that shareholders take no action until shareholders have received further communications from the Canexus board of directors.

Canexus has retained CIBC Capital Markets, The Valence Group, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Longview Communications Inc. and Kingsdale Shareholder Services as its strategic advisors.

Shareholders with questions are encouraged to call Canexus' information agent and strategic shareholder services advisor, Kingsdale Shareholder Services at 1-866-581-0507 or

About Canexus
Canexus produces sodium chlorate and chlor-alkali products largely for the pulp and paper and water treatment industries. Our four plants in Canada and two at one site in Brazil are reliable, low-cost, strategically located facilities that capitalize on competitive electricity costs and transportation infrastructure to minimize production and delivery costs. Canexus targets opportunities to maximize shareholder returns and delivers high-quality products to its customers and is committed to Responsible Care® through safe operating practices. Canexus' common shares (CUS) and debentures Series IV - CUS.DB.B; Series V - CUS.DB.C; Series VI - CUS.DB.D) trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange. More information about Canexus is available at

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements and information relating to expected future events and financial and operating results of the Corporation and its subsidiaries, including with respect to: the consideration and evaluation of Chemtrade's offer by Canexus' board of directors and response thereto and further communication by Canexus' board of directors with shareholders. The use of the words "expects", "anticipates", "continue", "estimates", "projects", "should", "believe", "plans", "intends", "may", "will" or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements for a variety of reasons, including market and general economic conditions, future costs, treatment under governmental regulatory, tax and environmental regimes and the other risks and uncertainties detailed under "Risk Factors" in the Corporation's Annual Information Form filed on the Corporation's SEDAR profile at Management believes the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are currently reasonable but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon. Due to the potential impact of these factors, the Corporation disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law. Any financial outlook information contained in this news release about prospective results of operations, financial position or cash flows is based on assumptions about future events including economic conditions and proposed courses of action, based on Management's assessment of the relevant information currently available. Readers are cautioned that such financial outlook information contained in this news release should not be used for purposes other than for those for which it is disclosed herein.

Contact Information

  • Further information:
    Dean R. Beacon

    Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO
    (403) 571-7300

    Sarah Scott
    Investor Relations
    (403) 571-7397

    Media contact:

    Longview Communications Inc.
    Alan Bayless
    (604) 694 6035
    Phoebe Buckland
    (416) 649 8008

    Shareholder contact:

    Kingsdale Shareholder Services