Falconbridge Issues Unsecured Seven-Year Debentures

Falconbridge completed an issue of $175 million unsecured seven-year debentures that were sold through a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc., on December 6, 2001.

Falconbridge was advised in-house by Jeffrey Snow, senior vice-president, corporate development, and George Gordon, associate general counsel; and by a team from McCarthy T├ętrault LLP consisting of Garth Girvan, Jonathan Grant and Frank DeLuca (corporate/securities) and Gabrielle Richards (tax). The syndicate of underwriters was represented by Jean Fraser, Chris Murray and Katy Waugh and Dov Begun of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.