TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 23, 2014) -
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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust ("RioCan") (TSX:REI.UN) today announced that it has successfully completed its issuance of $150 million principal amount of Series U senior unsecured debentures (the "Debentures"). The underwriting syndicate for the offering was co-led by RBC Capital Markets, TD Securities and BMO Capital Markets. The Debentures carry a coupon rate of 3.62% and will mature on June 1, 2020.
The offering was made under RioCan's base shelf short form prospectus dated June 11, 2012. The terms of the offering are described in a prospectus supplement dated January 20, 2014 which was filed with Canadian securities regulators.
RioCan is Canada's largest real estate investment trust with a total capitalization of approximately $13.6 billion as at September 30, 2013. It owns and manages Canada's largest portfolio of shopping centres with ownership interests in a portfolio of 346 retail properties containing more than 83 million square feet, including 51 grocery anchored and new format retail containing 14 million square feet in the United States as at September 30, 2013. RioCan's portfolio also includes 15 properties under development in Canada. For further information, please refer to RioCan's website at www.riocan.com.