On January 9, 2018 the Trust announced that it had entered into an arrangement agreement with an affiliate of Blackstone Property Partners, pursuant to which Blackstone will acquire all of the outstanding trust units of PIRET for $8.10 per Unit in an all-cash transaction valued at $3.8 billion including debt. The full press release can be found here: January 9, 2018 press release.
The proposed transaction requires approval by at least two-thirds of the Unitholders of the Trust. The Trust has mailed a management information circular and certain related documents to Unitholders in connection with the meeting to consider and vote on the transaction, copies of which have been filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and is available below.
The Unitholder meeting was held on March 23, 2018 to consider the transaction. Approximately 99.66% of the Units represented at the meeting, in person or by proxy, were voted in favour of the special resolution approving the Transaction. The full press release with regards to the voting results can be found here: March 23 2018 press release.
|January 8, 2018||Announcement of Transaction|
|January 24, 2018||Record Date for Special Meeting of Unitholders|
|February 13, 2018||Receipt of Interim Order|
|February 26, 2018||Commissioner of Competition issued an Advance Ruling Certificate approving the Transaction|
|February 28, 2018||Mailing of materials related to the Special Meeting of Unitholders|
|March 21, 2018||Proxy voting cut off|
|March 23 ,2018||
Special Meeting of Unitholders
|March 29, 2018||Final order approving Plan of Arrnagement issued by the Supreme Court of British Columbia|
|April 11, 2018||Investment Canada Act approval|
|Q2 2018||Closing and delisting is expected to occur in Q2 2018|
Transaction Announcement Press Release
Management Information Circular
Letter of Transmittal
Unitholders Approve Transaction Press Release
Court Approval for Arrangement Press Release
Investment Canada Act Approval Press Release
Unitholders who have questions regarding the Transaction please contact:
Director Investor Relations
416-479-8590 ext 267
This web page does not provide full disclosure of all material facts relating to the Proposed Privatization. Readers of this web page should read the Management Information Circular and any amendment for disclosure of those facts, especially risk factors, before making a decision on how to vote with respect to the Proposed Privatization. The completion of the Proposed Privatization is subject to a number of conditions as fully described in the Arrangement Agreement and the Management Information Circular and there can be no assurance that the Proposed Privatization will be completed.
UNITHOLDERS OF THE TRUST SHOULD NOTE THAT ALL INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS QUALIFIED IN ITS ENTIRETY BY THE ARRANGEMENT AGREEMENT AND THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN. UNITHOLDERS OF THE TRUST ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO READ THE INFORMATION CIRCULAR BECAUSE IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
This web page is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities of the Trust. This web page must not be relied upon in connection with any investment decision.