BIP.PR.D Achieves Small Premium On Excellent Volume

Brookfield Infrastructure has announced:

the completion of its previously announced issue of Cumulative Class A Preferred Limited Partnership Units, Series 7 (“Series 7 Preferred Units”) in the amount of $300,000,000. The offering was underwritten by a syndicate led by CIBC Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank, and TD Securities Inc.

Brookfield Infrastructure issued 12,000,000 Series 7 Preferred Units at a price of $25.00 per unit, for total gross proceeds of $300,000,000. Holders of the Series 7 Preferred Units will be entitled to receive a cumulative quarterly fixed distribution yielding 5.00% annually for the initial period ending March 31, 2022. Thereafter, the distribution rate will be reset every five years at a rate equal to the greater of: (i) the 5-year Government of Canada bond yield plus 3.78%, and (ii) 5.00%. The Series 7 Preferred Units will commence trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange this morning under the ticker symbol BIP.PR.D.

BIP.PR.D is a FixedReset, 5.00%+378M500, ROC + Interest, announced January 19. It will be tracked by HIMIPref™ and has been assigned to the FixedReset subindex.

The issue traded 1,272,999 shares today in a range of 25.05-19 before closing at 25.15-17, 10×30. Vital statistics are:

Maturity Type : Limit Maturity
Maturity Date : 2047-01-26
Maturity Price : 23.20
Evaluated at bid price : 25.15
Bid-YTW : 4.88 %

Implied Volatility analysis yields the following chart:

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