MONTREAL, QUEBEC and TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 25, 2015) –
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Boulevard Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (“Boulevard“) (TSX VENTURE:BVD.UN)(TSX VENTURE:BVD.DB) and PRO Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:PRV.UN) (“PROREIT“) are pleased to announce that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) has issued a final order approving the plan of arrangement in connection with the previously announced arrangement involving Boulevard and PROREIT.
Boulevard and PROREIT currently expect to close the proposed arrangement on or about September 30, 2015.
Boulevard Industrial REIT is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The REIT was established to grow and manage a portfolio of light industrial properties in primary and secondary markets in Canada.
PROREIT is an unincorporated open-ended real estate investment trust established pursuant to a declaration of trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario. PROREIT owns a portfolio of diversified commercial real estate properties in Canada, with growth objectives focused on primary and secondary markets in Québec and Atlantic Canada, with selective expansion into Ontario and Western Canada.
Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by such terms such as “may”, “might”, “will”, “could”, “should”, “would”, “occur”, “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “intend”, “estimate”, “predict”, “potential”, “continue”, “likely”, “schedule”, or the negative thereof or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Some of the specific forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the expected implementation of the plan of arrangement.
The timing and completion of the proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, termination rights and other risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that the proposed transaction will occur, or that it will occur on the timetable or on the terms and conditions contemplated in this news release. The proposed transaction could be modified, restructured or terminated. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. By its nature, forward-looking information necessarily involves known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities in future periods of Boulevard or PROREIT to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, among other things, the risks identified in each of PROREIT’s and Boulevard’s materials filed under their respective profiles on SEDAR at www.sedar.com from time to time and the risk that the conditions to the transaction will not be satisfied.
The forward-looking statements made in this news release relate only to events or information as of the date hereof. Except as required by applicable Canadian law, each of Boulevard and PROREIT undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
James W. Beckerleg
President and Chief Executive Officer
Gordon G. Lawlor, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Boulevard Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust
Chief Executive Officer
Capital Markets & Investor Relations