Plazacorp announces exercise of Over-Allotment Option
Oct 7, 2011
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FREDERICTON, Oct. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Plazacorp Retail Properties Ltd. ("Plazacorp" or the "Company") (TSXV: PLZ) announced today that the underwriters of its recently completed public equity offering of 6,600,000 common shares at a price of $4.20 per common share for gross proceeds of $27,720,000 have provided notice of their intent to exercise in full, their over-allotment option (the "Over-Allotment Option") to purchase an additional 990,000 common shares at a price of $4.20 per common share for additional gross proceeds of $4,158,000.
The closing of the exercise of the Over-Allotment Option is expected to occur on October 12, 2011. The common shares were qualified by a short form prospectus dated September 20, 2011 and were underwritten by a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Capital Markets.
Plazacorp acquires, develops and redevelops unenclosed and enclosed retail real estate throughout Atlantic Canada, Quebec and Ontario, which are predominantly occupied by national tenants (approximately 90% of the total). The Company's portfolio at June 30, 2011 includes interests in 112 properties totaling over 5.1 million square feet and additional lands held for development. These include properties directly held by Plazacorp, its subsidiaries and through joint ventures.
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