WN.PR.C Prospectus – George Weston Ltd. Preferred Shares Series III.
The following is a set of excerpts from the prospectus document for the Series III preferreds. The excerpts, highlight the most relevant information, an investor should know when analyzing this preferred. A link to the prospectus is provided lower in this page. The original document for WN.PR.C Prospectus – George Weston Ltd. Preferred Shares Series III was used for the excerpts and the important information was highlighted for quick access.
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Excerpt: Size and initial yield
April 11, 2005 :
GEORGE WESTON LIMITED
5.20% Preferred Shares, Series III
Excerpt: Reset Date and Yield Terms
The holders of 5.20% Preferred Shares, Series III (the “Series III Preferred Shares”) of George Weston Limited (the “Company”) will be entitled to receive fixed cumulative preferential cash dividends of $1.30 per share per annum, as and when declared by the board of directors of the Company, which will accrue from the date of issue and will be payable quarterly on the 1st day of January, April, July and October in each year. The initial dividend, if declared, will be payable on July 1, 2005 in the amount of $0.26356 per share, based on an anticipated closing date of April 18, 2005. See “Details of the Offering”. The Company may, at its option, at any time grant the holders of Series III Preferred Shares the right, but not the obligation, to convert their shares upon notice into a further series of preferred shares of the Company. See “Details of the Offering – Details of the Series III Preferred Shares – Conversion of Series III Preferred Shares”. On and after July 1, 2010, the Company may, at its option, on not less than 30 nor more than 60 days’ notice, redeem for cash the Series III Preferred Shares, in whole or in part, at $26.00 per share if redeemed prior to July 1, 2011, $25.75 if redeemed on or after July 1, 2011 and prior to July 1, 2012, $25.50 if redeemed on or after July 1, 2012 and prior to July 1, 2013, $25.25 if redeemed on or after July 1, 2013 and prior to July 1, 2014, and $25.00 if redeemed on or after July 1, 2014, in each case together with all accrued and unpaid dividends to the date of redemption
Price: $25.00 per Series III Preferred Share to yield 5.20% per annum
Excerpt: Conversion Terms
The Company may at any time and from time to time, at its option, create one ormore further series of Preferred Shares of the Company, into which any Series IPreferred Shares may, at the option of the holder, be converted on ashare-for-share basis, such right to be exercised within 45 days of notice of thecreation of such further series of shares
WN.PR.C Prospectus – George Weston Ltd. Preferred Shares Series III . Original Document
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