IGM Financial Completes $375M Debenture Offering

On April 7, 2009, IGM Financial Inc., one of Canada's premiere personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of mutual funds and other managed asset products, principally through Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Investment Planning Counsel, completed an offering of $375 million principal amount of 7.35 per cent debentures maturing April 8, 2019.

The offering was made through a group of agents co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., with CIBC World Markets Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., Casgrain & Company Limited and HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc.

IGM was represented by general counsel Geoffrey Creighton and by a team from Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP of Ernest McNee, David Valentine, Michael Sharp, Ali Naushahi, Kym Zelinski (securities) and Kathleen Penny (tax).

The agents were represented by Torys LLP by Phil Mohtadi and Patricia Finkelstein (securities) and Catrina Card (tax).