HSBC Bank Places Debentures

On June 13, 2002, HSBC Bank Canada privately placed $100 million of fixed-floating subordinated series A debentures due June 14, 2012. The offering was completed on a bought deal basis by a syndicate of underwriters led by TD Securities Inc. and HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc.

HSBC Bank Canada was represented by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, with a team that included Neil de Gelder, Q.C., and Warren Learmonth (securities) and Don Bird, Debra Sing, Q.C., Ambrose Sung and Warren Wilson, Q.C. (banking); and also by an in-house legal team led by Annelle Wilkins, vice-president and general counsel, and including counsel Georgia Stavridis. The underwriters were represented by Mihkel Voore and Maurice Swan of Stikeman Elliott in Toronto.


Maurice J. Swan Mihkel E. Voore Warren B. Learmonth Neil de Gelder Donald G. Bird Debra L. Sing