Four Seasons Completes US$250M Convertible Debt Offering

On June 18, 2004, Four Seasons Hotels Inc. completed the sale of US$250 million aggregate principal amount of 1.875 per cent convertible senior notes due 2024. The notes were offered through an underwriting syndicate led by Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. and including Goldman, Sachs & Co., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., RBC Capital Markets Corporation, Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. and NBF Securities (USA) Corp. The notes were offered for sale only in the United States through a prospectus supplement under Four Seasons’ short form base shelf prospectus.

Four Seasons was represented by Jonathan Lampe, Sheldon Freeman and Brenda Gosselin (corporate securities) and Neil Harris and Carrie Smit (tax) from Goodmans, and David Katz, Josh Cammaker, Benjamin Fackler and Jordan Goldstein (securities) and David Einhorn and Joshua Blank (tax) from Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

The underwriters were represented by Robert Evans III, Christopher Cummings, Jennifer Mazin and Carole Dagher (securities) and Laurence Crouch and Eileen O’Pray (tax) from Shearman & Sterling, and Jean Fraser and Douglas Bryce (corporate/securities) and Monica Biringer and Julie Colden (tax) for Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt.