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Goodmans Deals & Cases

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RioCan REIT Completes $250 Million Debenture Offering

2013

Areas Corporate Finance and Securities, REITs and Income Securities, Tax

Summary

Goodmans represented RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (“RioCan”) in connection with the completion of a public offering of $250 million principal amount of 2.87% Series S senior unsecured debentures due March 5, 2018. The debentures were sold to a syndicate of underwriters co-led by RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and Raymond James Ltd. The offering was made under a prospectus supplement dated February 27, 2013 to RioCan’s base shelf short form prospectus dated June 11, 2012.

RioCan is Canada's largest real estate investment trust with a total capitalization of approximately $14.3 billion as at December 31, 2012. It owns and manages Canada's largest portfolio of shopping centres with ownership interests in a portfolio of 346 retail properties including 52 grocery anchored and new format retail in the United States through various joint venture arrangements and 11 properties under development in Canada.