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Emera Closes Offering of Five Million Preferred Shares

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Emera Closes Offering of Five Million Preferred Shares

08:37 EDT Monday, June 10, 2013

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Business Wire) -- Emera Incorporated (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA) announced today that it has completed its public offering of 5,000,000 Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, Series E for aggregate gross proceeds of $125 million. The offering was first announced on May 30, 2013 when Emera entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters in Canada led by RBC Capital Markets, CIBC, Scotiabank and TD Securities Inc. RBC Capital Markets and CIBC acted as joint bookrunners for the offering.

The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy, nor will there be any sale of these securities, in any province, state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such province, state or jurisdiction.

About Emera
Emera Inc. is an energy and services company with $7.8 billion in assets and 2012 revenues of $2.1 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and utility energy services. Emera's strategy is focused on the transformation of the electricity industry to cleaner generation and the delivery of that clean energy to market. Emera has investments throughout northeastern North America, and in three Caribbean countries. More than 80% of the company's earnings come from regulated investments. Emera common and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade respectively under the symbol EMA, EMA.PR.A., and EMA.PR.C. Additional information can be accessed at www.emera.com or at www.sedar.com.

Emera Inc.
Jill MacDonald, CA
Manager, Investor Relations
(902) 428-6486
or
Sasha Irving
Director, Corporate Communications
(902) 229-5104

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