On February 22, 2019, CDP Financial Inc. (“CDP Financial”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”), launched a Senior Note Program for the issue and sale of up to an aggregate principal amount of US$20 billion of senior notes (the “Program”), to be unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by CDPQ. On March 6, 2019, CDP Financial completed an initial offering of US$2 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2022 under the Program (the “Offering”), with Goldman Sachs International, BNP Paribas, HSBC Bank plc and TD Securities (USA) LLC acting as agents for the Offering.
On March 23, 2018, Aphria Inc. (Aphria)(TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) completed its acquisition of Nuuvera Inc. (Nuuvera) pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) for approximately $425 million.
On February 27, 2017, Superior Plus LP (Superior LP), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Superior Plus Corp., completed a private placement of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25-per-cent Senior Unsecured Notes due February 27, 2024 (the Offering). Superior used the net proceeds of the Offering to repay drawn amounts under its syndicated bank credit facility and to partially finance the $412-million purchase price of the option to acquire the industrial propane business of Gibson Energy Inc.
On June 5, 2015, Royal Bank of Canada completed a public offering of 6,000,000 non-viable contingent capital Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series BH at a price of $25 per share for gross proceeds of $150 million.