CALGARY, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE:CP) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CPRH Canada Inc., is extending the period during which holders who tender their 6.25% Notes due 2011 of Canadian Pacific Railway Company will receive the consent payment of US$2.50 per US$1,000 principal amount of notes (in addition to the principal amount and accrued and unpaid interest) to 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on October 11, 2011, the expiration date of the tender offer and consent solicitation. The settlement date remains unchanged and is expected to occur on or about October 12, 2011. Under the terms of the tender offer, holders who have tendered their notes to date can no longer validly withdraw such notes.
CPRH Canada Inc., however, reserves the right to further amend, terminate or withdraw the tender offer and consent solicitation, subject to applicable laws.
Notes not tendered and purchased pursuant to the tender offer will remain outstanding until paid by Canadian Pacific Railway Company on the stated maturity date of October 15, 2011.
CPRH Canada Inc. has retained Citi to act as Dealer Manager and Solicitation Agent in connection with the tender offer and consent solicitation. Questions about the tender offer and consent solicitation may be directed to Citi at (800)558-3745 (toll free). Copies of the tender offer documents and other related documents may be obtained from Global Bondholder Services Corporation, the information agent for the tender offer and consent solicitation, at (866)470-3700 (toll free).
The tender offer and consent solicitation is being made solely by means of the tender offer documents. Under no circumstances shall this press release constitute an offer to purchase or the solicitation of an offer to sell the Notes or any other securities of CP, Canadian Pacific Railway Company or CPRH Canada Inc. It also is not a solicitation of consents to the proposed amendment to the indenture. No recommendation is made as to whether holders of the Notes should tender their Notes or give their consent.
Note on forward-looking information
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements relating but not limited to terms and timing of the tender offer and consent solicitation. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information as actual results may differ materially.
By its nature, CP's forward-looking information involves numerous assumptions, inherent risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to the following factors: changes in business strategies; general North American and global economic, credit and business conditions; risks in agricultural production such as weather conditions and insect populations; the availability and price of energy commodities; the effects of competition and pricing pressures; industry capacity; shifts in market demand; changes in laws and regulations, including regulation of rates; changes in taxes and tax rates; potential increases in maintenance and operating costs; uncertainties of litigation; labour disputes; risks and liabilities arising from derailments; transportation of dangerous goods; timing of completion of capital and maintenance projects; currency and interest rate fluctuations; effects of changes in market conditions and discount rates on the financial position of pension plans and investments, including long-term floating rate notes; and various events that could disrupt operations, including severe weather conditions, security threats and governmental response to them, and technological changes.
Except as required by law, CP undertakes no obligation to update publicly or otherwise revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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