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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Brookfield Office Properties Completes $250 Million Preferred Share Offering

2011

Areas Corporate Finance and Securities, Private Equity, Tax

Summary

Goodmans represented the underwriters in connection with Brookfield Office Properties Inc.'s (BPO: NYSE, TSX) completion of an offering of Class AAA Preference Shares, Series R in the amount of $250 million. The offering was underwritten by a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Capital Markets, CIBC, Scotia Capital Inc. and TD Securities Inc. and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Brookfield Financial Corp., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and Raymond James Ltd.

Brookfield Office Properties issued 10.0 million Class AAA Preference Shares, Series R at a price of $25.00 per share yielding 5.10% per annum for the initial five-year period ending September 30, 2016.  Brookfield Office Properties owns, develops and manages premier office properties in the United States, Canada and Australia.