RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
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RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust

January 21, 2011 09:04 ET

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust Closes Offering of $225 Million Series O Senior Unsecured Debentures

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2011) -

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR OVER UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust ("RioCan") (TSX:REI.UN) announced today that it has closed the $225 million principal amount of Series O senior unsecured debentures issue announced on January 17, 2011. Maturing on January 21, 2016, these debentures carry a coupon rate of 4.499%. The debentures were sold on a bought deal basis by a syndicate co-led by RBC Capital Markets, CIBC and TD Securities.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. The debentures being offered have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and state securities laws. Accordingly, the debentures may not be offered or sold to U.S. persons except pursuant to applicable exemptions from registration requirements.

About RioCan

RioCan is Canada's largest real estate investment trust with a total capitalization of approximately $10.1 billion as at December 31, 2010. It owns and manages Canada's largest portfolio of shopping centres with ownership interests in a portfolio of 296 retail properties, including 10 under development, containing an aggregate of over 66 million square feet. RioCan owns an 80% interest in 31 grocery anchored and new format retail centres in the United States through various joint venture arrangements. In addition, RioCan owns a 14% equity interest in Cedar Shopping Centers, Inc., a real estate investment trust focused on supermarket-anchored shopping centres and drug store-anchored convenience centres located predominantly in the Northeastern United States. For further information, please refer to RioCan's website at www.riocan.com.

Contact Information

  • RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust
    Rags Davloor
    Senior Vice President & CFO
    (416) 642-3554
    www.riocan.com