DGS.PR.A To Get Bigger

Brompton Group has announced:

Dividend Growth Split Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it is undertaking a treasury offering of class A and preferred shares. The final class A and preferred share offering prices will be determined so as to be non-dilutive to the net asset value per unit of the Company as of the pricing date, as adjusted for dividends and certain expenses to be accrued prior to or upon settlement of the offering.
The Company invests in a portfolio of common shares of high quality, large capitalization companies, which have among the highest dividend growth rates of those companies included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index. Currently, the portfolio consists of common shares of the following 20 companies:
Great-West Lifeco Inc. The Bank of Nova Scotia CI Financial Corp.
Shaw Communications Inc. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
IGM Financial Inc. TELUS Corporation Manulife Financial Corporation
National Bank of Canada Power Corporation of Canada Canadian Utilities Limited
Sun Life Financial Inc. Royal Bank of Canada BCE Inc.
Enbridge Inc. Bank of Montreal The Toronto-Dominion Bank
Rogers Communications Inc. TransCanada Corporation

The investment objectives for the class A shares are to provide holders with regular monthly cash distributions targeted to be $0.10 per class A share and to provide the opportunity for growth in the net asset value per class A share.
The investment objectives for the preferred shares are to provide holders with fixed cumulative preferential quarterly cash distributions, currently in the amount of $0.13125 per preferred share, representing a yield on the original issue price of 5.25% per annum, and to return the original issue price to holders of preferred shares on the Company’s maturity date (November 28, 2019).

The syndicate of agents for the offering is being led by RBC Capital Markets, CIBC and Scotiabank and includes TD Securities Inc. BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Desjardins Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Echelon Wealth Partners Inc., Haywood Securities Inc., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. and Mackie Research Capital Corporation.

Update, 2016-9-10: Priced and sized:

Dividend Growth Split Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s treasury offering of class A and preferred shares has been priced at $6.75 per class A share and $10.25 per preferred share. The final class A and preferred share offering prices were determined so as to be non-dilutive to the most recently calculated net asset value per unit of the Company, as adjusted for dividends and certain expenses to be accrued prior to or upon settlement of the offering, and voluntary payment of certain costs of the offering by the Manager. Gross proceeds of the offering are expected to be approximately $25 million.

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