Québec Issues US$1 Billion 4.625% Global Notes Series QG

On June 19, 2008, the Province of Qu├ębec issued US$1 billion 4.625 per cent global notes series QG due May 2018. The notes were listed on the London Stock Exchange's Regulated Market pursuant to a UK listing prospectus after closing. The notes were offered by an underwriting syndicate led by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and including Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and RBC Capital Markets Corporation.

The underwriters were represented by Ogilvy Renault LLP (Canadian law, EEA regulatory matters and London listing), with a team including Peter S. Noble and Susan E. Mann and Andrew Bleau, Niko Veilleux and Jules Charette, and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (US law), with a team including Robert Buckholz and Michele Walther.

Lawyer(s)

Andrew Bleau Susan E. Mann Peter S. Noble Niko Veilleux Jules Charette

Firm(s)

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Sullivan & Cromwell LLP