Ontario's US$250M Global Bond Offering

The province of Ontario completed a US$250 million global offering of 5.5 per cent bonds due October 1, 2008 listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The bonds form part of a series, which, after this issuance, will total US$1.75 billion. The transaction was completed on October 19, 2001.

The province was represented by Malle Hanslep of the Ministry of the Attorney General and Brice T. Voran, Nancy Hoi Bertrand, Julian Fletcher and Doug Nathanson of Shearman & Sterling in Toronto. The lead underwriter for the bonds was RBC Dominion Securities Inc., represented by Winthrop Conrad and Sandip Bhattacharji of Davis Polk & Wardwell and James Davis, Marianne Sussex, Daniel Thomson and Maureen Tai of Stikeman Elliott.


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