EMA.PR.F : No Conversion To FloatingReset

Emera Incorporated has announced (on February 6):

that after having taken into account all conversion notices received from holders of its outstanding Cumulative Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series F (the “Series F Shares”) by the January 31, 2020 deadline for conversion notices, less than the 1,000,000 Series F Shares required to give effect to conversions into Cumulative Floating Rate First Preferred Shares, Series G (the “Series G Shares”) were tendered for conversion. As a result, none of Emera’s outstanding Series F Shares will be converted into Series G Shares on February 15, 2020. The Series F Shares will continue to be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol EMA.PR.F.

EMA.PR.F is a FixedReset, 4.25%+263, that commenced trading 2014-6-9 after being being announced 2014-5-29. The company announced the extension on 2020-1-7. EMA.PR.F will reset at 4.202% effective February 15, 2020. I recommended against conversion. EMA.PR.F is tracked by HIMIPref™ and assigned to the FixedReset Discount subindex.

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