Cambior Completes Private Placement and Public Offering

Cambior Inc. completed a private placement of 21,346,154 special warrants for aggregate proceeds of $27.75 million on February 27, 2002, and a public offering by way of a prospectus for aggregate proceeds of $60 million, the whole for an aggregate amount of $87.7 million on May 16, 2002.
Cambior was represented in-house by Marc Dagenais, vice-president, legal affairs and corporate secretary; and André LeBel, senior legal counsel; assisted by René Branchaud, Isabelle Lamarre, Eric Stevenson and Luc Pariseau (tax) of Lavery, de Billy.
The underwriters, Sprott Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., as well as Dundee Securities Corporation for the second offering, were represented by John Vettese, André Boivin and Chad Accursi of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP.