North West Redwater Partnership completes $1B bond offering

On February 23, 2015, North West Redwater Partnership and NWR Financing Company Ltd., as co-issuers, issued $500 million of 2.10 per cent Series C Senior Secured Bonds, due February 23, 2022 and $500 million of 3.70 per cent Series D Senior Secured Bonds, due February 23, 2043, for aggregate gross proceeds of $1.0 billion.

The offering was made through a syndicate of agents co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc. and including CIBC World Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Canada Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., Barclays Capital Canada Inc., TD Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc., BNP Paribas (Canada) Securities Inc., RBS Capital Markets (Canada) Limited, Desjardins Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., AltaCorp Capital Inc. and Casgrain & Company Limited.

North West Redwater Partnership was represented in Canada by Bennett Jones LLP with a team led by Darrell Peterson (corporate and securities) and Phil Backman (financial services), which included Matthew Olson and Tessa Guenther (corporate and securities).

The agents were represented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP with a team led by Tim Andison (corporate and securities) and Michael McIntosh (financial services), which included Gordon McKenna, Joe Zed (corporate and securities) and Andrew Kolody (financial services).