Killam Apartment REIT closes $77M bought deal

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By Ted Liu

Halifax, NS – Killam Apartment REIT (TSX: KMP.UN) has closed its previously announced public offering, on a bought-deal basis, of 6,088,500 trust units, including 553,500 units on the exercise of an over-allotment option, at a price of $12.65 per unit for gross proceeds of approximately $77 million.

The offering was made pursuant to an underwriting agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Capital Markets and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., National Bank Financial Inc., Raymond James Ltd., GMP Securities L.P., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., Brookfield Financial Securities LP and Eight Capital.

Killam intends to use the net proceeds to redeem the entire principal amount of its $46.0 million 5.45% convertible subordinated debentures, to repay Killam’s credit facility that was used to partially fund the previously announced $49 million apartment acquisition in Ottawa that closed on March 1, 2017, and to fund future property acquisitions and for general trust purposes.

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