Emera Completes $300 Million Preferred Share Financing

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--()--Emera Incorporated (TSX:EMA):

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Emera Incorporated (“Emera”) (TSX:EMA) announced today that it has completed its bought deal offering of 12,000,000 Cumulative Minimum Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series H at a price of $25.00 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of $300 million. The syndicate of underwriters was led by Scotiabank, CIBC Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities Inc., as joint bookrunners, and also included BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. and Raymond James Ltd. The net proceeds of the offering will be used for general corporate purposes.

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About Emera

Emera is a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia with approximately $29 billion in assets and 2017 revenues of more than $6 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, gas transmission and distribution, and utility energy services with a strategic focus on transformation from high carbon to low carbon energy sources. Emera has investments throughout North America, and in four Caribbean countries. Emera continues to target achieving a minimum of 75% of its adjusted net income from rate‐regulated businesses. Emera’s common and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade respectively under the symbol EMA, EMA.PR.A, EMA.PR.B, EMA.PR.C, EMA.PR.E, and EMA.PR.F. Depositary receipts representing common shares of Emera are listed on the Barbados Stock Exchange under the symbol EMABDR and on The Bahamas International Securities Exchange under the symbol EMAB. Additional Information can be accessed at www.emera.com or at www.sedar.com.

Contacts

Emera Inc.
Investor Relations:
Ken McOnie, 902‐428‐6945
Ken.McOnie@emera.com
Or
Media:
Kathy Purcell, 902‐221‐1148
kathy.purcell@emera.com

Release Summary

Emera Incorporated announced today that it has completed its bought deal offering of 12,000,000 Cumulative Minimum Rate Reset First Preferred Shares

Contacts

Emera Inc.
Investor Relations:
Ken McOnie, 902‐428‐6945
Ken.McOnie@emera.com
Or
Media:
Kathy Purcell, 902‐221‐1148
kathy.purcell@emera.com