Province Of Alberta Completes Bond Offering

The Province of Alberta completed an offering of $500 million principal amount of series DA 1.85 per cent bonds due September 1, 2016.

The offering was completed by a syndicate of underwriters led by TD Securities Inc. and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., Casgrain & Company Limited, Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc. and Canaccord Financial Inc.

The Province of Alberta was represented by Michael Gluckman of Alberta Justice.

The underwriters were represented by Jon Truswell of Bennett Jones LLP.