Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust

Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust

September 28, 2010 15:27 ET

Retrocom Mid-Market REIT Announces $20,000,000 Bought Deal Financing

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2010) -


Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust ("Retrocom") (TSX:RMM.UN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell, on a bought deal basis to a syndicate of underwriters led by TD Securities Inc., 4,000,000 Units at a price of $5.00 per Unit for gross proceeds of $20,000,000. In addition, Retrocom has granted the syndicate an over-allotment option, exercisable for a period of 30 days following closing, to purchase up to an additional 600,000 Units which, if exercised, would increase the gross offering size to $23,000,000.

The net proceeds of the offering are expected to be used to fund future acquisitions and for general trust purposes.

The offering is expected to close on or about October 19, 2010. Closing of the offering is subject to certain customary conditions, including the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

This press release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The units being offered have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and accordingly are not being offered for sale and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly within the United States, its possessions and other areas subject to its jurisdiction or to, or for the account or for the benefit of a U.S. person, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of that Act.

About Retrocom Mid-Market REIT

Retrocom Mid-Market REIT is an Ontario unincorporated open-end real estate investment trust which focuses on owning and acquiring mid-market commercial properties in primary and secondary cities across Canada with the objective of producing a geographically diversified portfolio of properties with stable and growing cash flows.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements concerning the expected closing date of the offering and the expected use of proceeds of the offering. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "continue", and by discussions of strategies that involve risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the REIT, including in respect of the receipt of all regulatory approvals necessary to complete the offering on a timely basis. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions, inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, that contribute to the possibility that the predictions, forecasts, projections and various future events will not occur. Although management of the REIT believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements will occur as anticipated. Neither the REIT nor any other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of any forward-looking statements, and no one has any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or such other factors which affect this information, except as required by law.

Contact Information

  • Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust
    Richard Michaeloff
    Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 741-7999 x5227
    (416) 741-7993 (FAX)