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MARKHAM, Ontario, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sienna Senior Living Inc. (“Sienna”) (TSX: SIA) announced today that it has completed its previously announced offering (the “Offering”) of $125 million aggregate principal amount of series C senior unsecured debentures (the “Debentures”). The Offering was led by TD Securities Inc., BMO Capital Markets and CIBC Capital Markets, as joint lead agents and bookrunners. The Debentures carry a coupon rate of 2.82% per annum and will mature on March 31, 2027.
Sienna will use the net proceeds from the Offering to repay existing indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.
“We are pleased to have completed this latest unsecured financing at the lowest interest rate and longest maturity of any of Sienna’s debenture financings, indicating a strong vote of confidence by our investors in the future of our sector and our company,” said Nitin Jain, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sienna Senior Living. “The continued strength of Sienna’s balance sheet will support our goals to serve our seniors and provide the highest level of care and services for years to come.”
The Debentures were sold by way of a private placement in each of the provinces of Canada.
The Debentures have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the Debentures in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
About Sienna Senior Living
Sienna Senior Living Inc. (TSX:SIA) offers a full range of seniors’ living options, including independent living, assisted living, long-term care, and specialized programs and services. Sienna’s approximately 13,000 employees are passionate about helping residents live fully every day. For more information, please visit www.siennaliving.ca.
This news release may contain forward-looking statements (within the meaning of applicable securities laws) relating to the business of Sienna and the environment in which it operates. Forward-looking statements are identified by words such as “believe”, “anticipate”, “project”, “expect”, “intend”, “plan”, “will”, “may” “estimate”, “pro-forma” and other similar expressions. These statements are based on Sienna’s expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections and include, without limitation, statements with respect to the intended use of proceeds from the Offering. The forward-looking statements in this news release are based on certain assumptions. Such statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to control or predict. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in Sienna’s most recent annual information form available at www.sedar.com. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Readers, therefore, should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, these forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release and, except as expressly required by applicable law, Sienna assumes no obligation to publicly update any such statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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