Province of Manitoba Issues US$600M Global Debentures

On June 5, 2010, Province of Manitoba issued US$600,000,000 2.625 per cent Global Debentures Series FQ due July 15, 2015. The Global Debentures were listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. The Global Debentures were offered by an underwriting syndicate joint-led by CIBC World Markets Corp., Banc of America Securities LLC, and National Bank of Canada Financial, including The Toronto-Dominion Bank, RBC Capital Markets Corporation, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., Bank of Montreal, London Branch and Casgrain & Company (USA) Limited.

Province of Manitoba was represented by Lynn Romeo, Director, Civil Legal Services (SOA), Department of Justice.

The dealers were represented by Ogilvy Renault LLP as Canadian and EU Counsel, with a team including Peter Noble and Susan Mann in London, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP as US counsel, with a team including Robert Buckholz and James Shea, and by Bruce Thompson and Art Stacey of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP as Manitoba counsel.