Fortis Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes

11/08/2023 10:41 EST

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ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nov. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (TSX: FTS) announced today that it has closed its offering by private placement (the "Offering"), pursuant to the exemptions from the prospectus requirements of applicable Canadian securities laws, of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.677% senior unsecured notes due November 8, 2033 (the "Notes"). The Offering was made through a syndicate of agents co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc., and including TD Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Morgan Stanley Canada Limited, Merrill Lynch Canada, Inc., MUFG Securities (Canada), Ltd. and Wells Fargo Securities Canada, Ltd.

The Notes have not been and will not be 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 media release shall not constitute an offer to sell or an invitation to purchase or subscribe for any securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction where such offer is unlawful.

About Fortis

Fortis is a well-diversified leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry, with 2022 revenue of $11 billion and total assets of $66 billion as at September 30, 2023. The Corporation's 9,200 employees serve utility customers in five Canadian provinces, ten U.S. states and three Caribbean countries.

Fortis' shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol FTS. Additional information can be accessed at, or

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Fortis Inc.
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Fortis Inc.

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