Teck Cominco Issues Notes in September 2002

On September 12, 2002, Canadian-based Teck Cominco Limited completed the issue of US$200 million aggregate principal amount of 7 per cent notes due September 15, 2012. The offering was conducted in the U.S. pursuant to Teck Cominco’s US$500 million shelf prospectus filed under the multijurisdictional disclosure system. The offering was managed by JP Morgan Securities Inc., as sole book runner and lead manager, representing the underwriters, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, BMO Nesbitt Burns Corp., RBC Dominion Securities Corporation, TD Securities (USA) Inc., CIBC World Markets Corp. and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc.

Teck Cominco was represented in-house by Peter Rozee, vice-president, commercial and legal affairs, and by Lang Michener with a team including Geofrey Myers, Hellen Siwanowicz and Adam Taylor (corporate and securities), Martin Rabinovitch, David Thring and Eric Friedman (lending) and Kalle Soomer, Q.C. (tax) in Toronto, and Charlotte Olsen and Michelle Simpson (corporate and securities) and Doug Pedlow and John Morrison (lending) in Vancouver. In the U.S., Teck Cominco was represented by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, with a team including Andrew Foley, Edwin Maynard, Válerie Demont, Gustavo Pauta and Sheila Gibb (corporate and securities) and David Sicular and Andrea Shreeram (tax).

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP acted as Canadian counsel to the underwriters, with a team including Pat Finnerty and Warren Nishimura, and Shearman & Sterling acted as U.S. counsel, with a team including Brice Voran, Christopher Cummings, Nancy Hoi Bertrand, Jennifer Mazin and Jonathan Wisebrod.


Edwin S. Maynard Nancy Hoi Bertrand David R. Sicular Sheila Gibb Andrew J. Foley Warren Nishimura Douglas H. Pedlow Andrea Shreeram Jennifer A. Mazin Jonathan Wisebrod Charlotte A. Morganti David E. Thring Hellen Siwanowicz Shelly L. McFadyen Gustavo Pauta Eric B. Friedman Adam Taylor John D. Morrison Christopher J. Cummings Pat C. Finnerty Michelle L. Simpson Kalle Soomer


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