Bell Completes $500M Offering

On October 30, 2002, Bell Canada closed a public offering of floating rate medium term note debentures, series M-15, maturing on April 30, 2004, in an aggregate amount of $500 million. The offering was made pursuant to a pricing supplement dated October 17, 2002, to Bell Canada’s June 11, 2001 shelf prospectus, and June 12, 2001 prospectus supplement. The securities were purchased on an underwritten basis by TD Securities Inc.

Bell Canada was represented in-house by Ildo Ricciuto, assistant general counsel, compliance; and Alain Dussault, legal counsel; and by Jean Marc Huot and Benoît Dubord of Stikeman Elliott. Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP acted for the underwriter, with a team comprised of Robert Yalden, Andrew Scipio del Campo and Claude-Étienne Borduas.