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TORONTO, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Trisura Group Ltd. (“Trisura”, or the “Company”) (TSX:TSU), a leading international specialty insurance company, today announced its intention to issue a principal amount of $ 75 million of senior unsecured notes (the “Notes”). The Notes will be direct unsecured obligations of Trisura and will rank pari passu with all other unsecured and unsubordinated indebtedness of Trisura. The Notes will bear interest at a fixed annual rate of 2.641% until maturity on June 11, 2026.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this note offering for general corporate purposes and to reduce short-term debt.
The Notes will be offered in Canada on a private placement in accordance with exemptions from prospectus requirements under applicable securities laws and are rated BBB, with a stable trend by DBRS Morningstar. The Notes will be sold on an agency basis by a syndicate of brokers led by BMO Capital Markets as sole bookrunner, as well as CIBC Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Scotia Capital and Securities. TD Mobilities as co-managers. The closing of the offering of the Notes is expected to occur on June 11, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and there will be no sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to ‘registration or qualification. under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. The securities offered have not been registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the requirements of recording.
About Trisura Group Ltd.
Trisura Group Ltd. is an international specialist insurance provider operating in the surety, risk solutions, commercial insurance, fronting and reinsurance market segments. Trisura has three main regulated subsidiaries: Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company in Canada, Trisura Specialty Insurance Company in the United States and Trisura International Insurance Ltd. in Barbados. The Trisura Group is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “TSU”.
More information is available at http://www.trisura.com/group. Important information may be disseminated exclusively through the website; investors should visit the site to access this information. Details regarding the operations of the Trisura Group are also set out in the regulatory documents. A copy of the documents can be obtained on the Trisura Group SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
For more information, please contact:
Name: Bryan Sinclair
Phone. : 416 607 2135
E-mail: [email protected]
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We caution that the foregoing list of important factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive. When relying on our forward-looking statements, investors and others should carefully consider the above factors as well as other uncertainties and potential events. Unless required by law, Trisura Group Ltd. assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether written or oral, that may result from new information, future events or otherwise.