CALGARY, Nov. 29, 2011 /CNW/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Pacific Railway Company, is issuing:
- US $250 million of 4.50% Notes due 2022
- US $250 million of 5.75% Notes due 2042
The transaction is expected to close on December 1, 2011.
The offering is being made in the United States under the base shelf prospectus dated June 29, 2011 which allows for offerings of up to US $1.5 billion of debt securities. The net proceeds from this offering will be used for a voluntary prepayment in 2011 to CP's Canadian defined benefit pension plans.
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