Lolaws Issues $1Billion Financing

Loblaw Companies Limited has recently launched three issues of Medium Terms Notes for a total amount of $450 million, filing pricing supplements pursuant to its final short form shelf prospectus dated April 25, 2000, relating to the issuance of up to $1 billion of Medium Term Notes. This is the fourth shelf prospectus in four years for Loblaw’s Medium Term Note program.

Loblaw relied upon its Vice-President and General Counsel, Robert Balcom, and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s team of John Warren and Andrew Kingsmill. The dealers, CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc. and Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., were represented by the McCarthy Tétrault team comprised of Edward Kerwin, Robert Forbes and Dean Masse.


John F.T. Warren Dean C. Masse Robert E. Forbes Andrew W. Kingsmill