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Toronto, Ontario (December 22, 2016) – First Capital Realty Inc. (TSX: FCR), one of Canada’s largest owners, developers and managers of grocery anchored, retail-focused urban properties, announced today that it has provided holders of its 5.40% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due January 31, 2019 (FCR.DB.E) (the “5.40% Debentures”) and holders of its 5.25% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due January 31, 2019 (FCR.DB.F) (the “5.25% Debentures” and together with the 5.40% Debentures, the “Debentures”) a notice of redemption pursuant to which First Capital Realty will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of the Debentures on January 31, 2017 (the “Redemption Date”). As of the date hereof, $54,666,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.40% Debentures and $51,584,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.25% Debentures remain outstanding.
The Debentures will be redeemed on the Redemption Date at par, plus accrued interest from September 30, 2016 to but excluding the Redemption Date. First Capital Realty has established 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on January 30, 2017 as the record date for the redemption. The full redemption price and interest owing on each series of Debentures will be satisfied in cash. As of the date hereof, the aggregate interest payment is expected to be approximately $1,907,000.
Holders of Debentures remain entitled to convert their Debentures at their respective current conversion price at any time up to 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on January 30, 2017, in accordance with the terms of the Debentures.
ABOUT FIRST CAPITAL REALTY (TSX: FCR)
First Capital Realty is one of Canada’s largest owners, developers and managers of grocery anchored, retailfocused urban properties where people live and shop for everyday life. First Capital Realty currently owns interests in 160 properties, totaling approximately 25.2 million square feet of gross leasable area.
Forward-looking Statement Advisory
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Management believes that the expectations reflected in forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions; however, Management can give no assurance that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties 2 that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under “Risks and Uncertainties” in First Capital Realty’s MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2015 and under “Risk Factors” in its current Annual Information Form. Readers, therefore, should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, a forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. First Capital Realty undertakes no obligation to publicly update any such statement or to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances except as required by applicable securities law.
All forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date hereof and are qualified by these cautionary statements.
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Executive Vice President & CFO