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BROOKFIELD NEWS, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (“Brookfield Office Properties”), a subsidiary of Brookfield Property Partners L.P., announced today the completion of its previously announced Preferred Shares, Series II issue. The offering was underwritten by a syndicate of underwriters led by Scotiabank, CIBC Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities Inc. On November 29, 2017, the syndicate agreed to purchase 10,000,000 Preferred Shares, Series II at C$25.00 per share.
The Preferred Shares, Series II will yield 4.85% annually for the initial period ending December 31, 2022. The net proceeds of the issue will be used by Brookfield Office Properties for general corporate purposes.
The Preferred Shares, Series II will commence trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BPO.PR.I.
The Preferred Shares, Series II may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements under the U.S. Securities Act.
About Brookfield Office Properties
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. is a subsidiary of Brookfield Property Partners L.P., one of the world’s largest commercial real estate companies, with approximately $68 billion in total assets. Brookfield Office Properties owns, develops and manages premier office properties in the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. Its portfolio is comprised of interests in 122 properties totaling 89 million square feet in the downtown cores of New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, London, Berlin, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, making Brookfield Office Properties the global leader in the ownership and management of office assets. Landmark properties include Brookfield Places in New York City, Toronto and Perth, Bank of America Plaza in Los Angeles, Bankers Hall in Calgary and Darling Park in Sydney. For more information, please visit www.bpoinvestor.com.
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