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FOR: HUSKY ENERGY INC.
Husky Energy Inc. Announces Extension of Payment of Full Tender Offer Consideration in Connection with Tender Offer for its 8.90% Capital Securities
Jun 26, 2008 - 08:45 ET
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE) (the "Company") announced the extension of the payment of full tender offer consideration in connection with the previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") to purchase any and all of the Company's outstanding 8.90% capital securities - CUSIP No. 448096AG2 (the "Notes"). As a result of such extension, any holder that tenders its Notes prior to the expiration of the Tender Offer, which is scheduled for 12:01 a.m., New York City time, on July 11, 2008, unless extended or earlier terminated (the "Expiration Date"), and whose Notes are accepted for purchase pursuant to the terms of the Tender Offer, will receive the full tender offer consideration. The full tender offer consideration is equal to U.S. $1,010 per U.S. $1,000 principal amount of Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to, but not including, the settlement date. The settlement date will be promptly after the Expiration Date, and is expected to occur on or about July 11, 2008. The Company will redeem any and all Notes not tendered by issuing a notice of redemption as soon as practicable after the Expiration Date.
Global Bondholder Services Corporation, the depositary for the Tender Offer, has advised the Company that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 25, 2008, U.S. $208.05 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes had been validly tendered and not withdrawn, representing approximately 92.5% of the Notes outstanding. In accordance with the terms of the Tender Offer, any and all Notes that have been tendered or are tendered may not be withdrawn.
The Company has retained Citi to serve as the dealer manager and has retained Global Bondholder Services Corporation to serve as the depositary and information agent for the Tender Offer. Requests for Tender Offer documents may be directed to Global Bondholder Services Corporation by telephone at 212-430-3774 or 866-294-2200, or in writing at 65 Broadway - Suite 723, New York, NY, 10006, Attention: Corporate Actions. Questions regarding the Tender Offer may be directed to Citi at 800-558-3745 or 212-723-6106.
This press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell the Notes or any other securities. The tender offer is made only by and pursuant to the terms of the Offer to Purchase and, related Letter of Transmittal and the extension of the payment of full tender offer consideration described above. None of the Company, the dealer manager or the depositary and information agent makes any recommendations as to whether holders should tender their Notes pursuant to the tender offer. Holders must make their own decisions as to whether to tender their Notes and, if so, the principal amount of Notes to tender.
Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements or information - Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward looking statements or information (collectively, "forward looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. These forward looking statements relate to future events. The use of any of the words "could", "expect", "believe", "will", "projected", "estimated" and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward looking statements and are based on Husky's current belief or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events, and in this news release includes references to future dates, times and other information pertaining to the tender offer. Actual future dates, times or information may differ materially. Husky's annual report to shareholders and other documents filed with securities regulatory authorities (accessible through the SEDAR website www.sedar.com and the EDGAR website www.sec.gov) describe the risks, uncertainties and other factors, otherwise applicable to Husky. Except as required by applicable securities laws, Husky disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Husky Energy is a Canadian-based integrated energy and energy-related company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Husky Energy is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE.
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