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Shaw Communications completes C$300M senior note offering

DATE CLOSED

February 28, 2017

BUSINESS SECTOR

Communications

LEAD OFFICE

Toronto

VALUE

300 Million CAD


OVERVIEW

On February 28, 2017, Shaw Communications Inc. completed a C$300 million senior note offering. The senior notes were made available in Canada under Shaw’s previously filed short form base shelf prospectus. The net proceeds were used, together with cash on hand, to repay outstanding senior notes due March 2, 2017.
The notes were sold through a syndicate of agents led by TD Securities, and including CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., AltaCorp Capital Inc., MUFG Securities (Canada) Ltd. and Desjardins Securities Inc.

Shaw is an enhanced connectivity provider. Its Consumer division serves consumers with broadband Internet, Shaw Go WiFi, video and digital phone. Its Wireless division provides wireless voice and data services through an expanding and improving mobile wireless network infrastructure. Its Business Network Services division provides business customers with Internet, data, WiFi, telephony, video and fleet tracking services. Its Business Infrastructure Services division provides hybrid IT solutions including colocation, cloud computing and security and compliance for North American enterprises.

McCarthy Tétrault advised TD Securities and a syndicate of agents with a team consisting of David Woollcombe, Matthew Appleby, Lama Sabbagh and David Badour (Business Law), Gabrielle Richards (Tax) and Grant Buchanan (Communications).