Quebecor issues notice of redemption for all 7.75% senior notes due March 15, 2016 at 100.000% of principal amount of notes plus unpaid accrued interest
March 26, 2014
– Quebecor Media Inc. (“Quebecor Media”) today announced that it has issued a notice of redemption for all of its 7¾% Senior Notes due March 15, 2016 (CUSIP 74819RAK2) issued on October 5, 2007 (the “Notes”). A notice of redemption (the “Redemption Notice”) pursuant to the terms of the indenture, dated as of October 5, 2007, governing the Notes (the “Indenture”) is being distributed by U.S. Bank, National Association, the trustee under the Indenture. The Redemption Notice issued today states that the redemption date is April 25, 2014 (the “Redemption Date”), and the redemption price is 100.000% of the principal amount of the notes redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest to the Redemption Date. Questions regarding this redemption should be directed to U.S. Bank, National Association, by telephone at 1-800-934-6802 or by facsimile at (216) 623-9202.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to buy or sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities in any jurisdiction or in any circumstances in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. The securities mentioned herein have not been and will not be qualified for sale to the public under applicable Canadian securities laws and, accordingly, any offer and sale of the securities in Canada will be made on a basis which is exempt from the prospectus requirements of such securities laws.
About Quebecor Media
Quebecor, a Canadian telecommunications, entertainment and news media leader, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Driven by their determination to deliver the best possible customer experience, all of Quebecor’s subsidiaries and brands are differentiated by their high-quality, multiplatform, convergent products and services.
Quebecor (TSX: QBR.A, QBR.B) is firmly based in Québec. It holds a 75.36% interest in Quebecor Media, which employs more than 15,000 people in Canada.
A family business founded in 1950, Quebecor is strongly committed to the community. Every year, it actively supports people working with more than 400 organizations in the vital fields of culture, health, education, the environment and entrepreneurship.
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