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Superior Plus Announces Closing of Debenture Financing Over-Allotment Option
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Superior Plus Announces Closing of Debenture Financing Over-Allotment Option09:15 EDT Tuesday, July 30, 2013
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 30, 2013) -
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Superior Plus Corp. ("Superior" or the "Corporation") (TSX:SPB) is pleased to announce the successful closing of an additional $12,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.00% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") due to the exercise of the over-allotment option, in its entirety, on the previously announced $80,000,000 million aggregate principal amount of Debentures which closed on July 22, 2013. The Debentures were offered to the public through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Scotiabank and TD Securities Inc., and including BMO Capital Markets, CIBC, National Bank Financial Inc., and Cormark Securities Inc. As previously announced, Superior intends to use the net proceeds to repay existing revolving term bank debt which will then be available to be drawn as required to fund the redemption of Superior's 7.50% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due December 31, 2014 (the "7.50% Debentures") and for working capital and/or general corporate purposes.
About the Corporation
Superior consists of three primary operating businesses: Energy Services includes the distribution of propane and distillates, providing fixed-price energy services, and supply portfolio management; Specialty Chemicals includes the manufacture and sale of specialty chemicals; and Construction Products Distribution includes the distribution of specialty construction products.
Forward Looking Information
Certain information included herein is forward-looking, within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Such information is typically identified by words such as "anticipate", "believe", "could", "estimate", "expect", "plan", "intend", "forecast", "future", "guidance", "may", "predict", "project", "should", "strategy", "target", "will" or similar expressions suggesting future outcomes. Forward-looking information in this news release includes the use of the net proceeds of the Debentures, and the redemption of the 7.50% Debentures. Superior believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking information are reasonable but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such information should not be unduly relied upon.
Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance. By its very nature, forward-looking information involves inherent assumptions, risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks that predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking information will not be achieved. These risks include, but are not limited to, risks associated with the ability to satisfy regulatory and commercial closing conditions of the Offering, the uncertainty associated with accessing capital markets and the risks related to the operating and financial results of Superior's businesses including those identified in Superior's 2012 Annual Information Form under the heading "Risk Factors". Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions described above prove incorrect, Superior's actual performance and results in future periods may differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on this information as a number of important factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from the beliefs, plans, objectives, expectations and anticipations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking information.
Forward-looking information contained in this news release is provided for the purpose of providing information about management's goals, plans and range of expectations for the future and may not be appropriate for other purposes. Any forward-looking information is made as of the date hereof and, except as required by law, Superior does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise such information to reflect new information, subsequent or otherwise.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
(403) 218-2973 (FAX)
Vice-President, Investor Relations and Treasurer
(403) 218-2957 or Toll Free: 1-866-490-PLUS (7587)
(403) 218-2973 (FAX)