MONTREAL, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it has filed a final shelf prospectus with the Canadian securities regulators and a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), under which CN can issue up to C$6 billion of debt securities in the Canadian and U.S. markets over the next 25 months.
CN intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of debt securities under the Shelf Prospectus for general corporate purposes, including the repayment and refinancing of outstanding debt, share repurchases, acquisitions and other business opportunities.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold or offers to buy accepted prior to the effective date of the registration statement. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, and there will be no sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction.
A copy of the final shelf prospectus will be available on the website of the Canadian Securities Administrators, www.sedar.com, or on the website of the SEC, www.sec.gov. It can also be obtained from the Corporate Secretary, Canadian National Railway Company, 935 de La Gauchetière Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H3B 2M9 (Telephone: 514-399-7091).
CN is a global transportation leader and business enabler. Vital to the economy, the customers and the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tonnes of natural resources, manufactured goods and finished goods across North America each year. As a railroad connecting the east and west coasts of Canada to the southern United States through an 18,600-mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been helping communities thrive and trade sustainably since 1919. CN CN is committed to implementing programs that support social responsibility and environmental stewardship.
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