MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) today
filed a final shelf prospectus with Canadian securities regulators and
a registration statement with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC), providing for the issuance by CN of up to C$3.0
billion of debt securities in Canadian and U.S. markets over the next
CN expects to use net proceeds from the sale of debt securities under
the shelf prospectus for general corporate purposes, including the
redemption and refinancing of outstanding debt, share repurchases,
acquisitions, and other business opportunities.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy the securities, nor shall there be any
sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or
qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
A copy of the final shelf prospectus will be available on the Canadian
Securities Administrators' web site, www.sedar.com, or on the SEC's website, www.sec.gov. It may also be obtained from the Corporate Secretary, Canadian
National Railway Company, 935 de La Gauchetière Street West, Montreal,
Que., H3B 2M9 (telephone: 514-399-7091).
CN is a true backbone of the economy, transporting approximately C$250
billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors,
ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer
goods, across a rail network spanning Canada and mid-America. CN -
Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway
subsidiaries -- serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince
Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the
metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago,
Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss.,
with connections to all points in North America. For more information
on CN, visit the company's website at www.cn.ca.