Halifax International Airport Authority completes $150 million bond financing

03 May 2021

On May 3, 2021, Halifax International Regional Airports Authority ("HIAA") closed an issue of $150 million of Revenue Bonds, Series D via private placement. 

The bonds were issued at a fixed annual interest rate of 3.678 per cent payable semi-annually and are due on May 3, 2051. Standard & Poor's Rating Services assigned an A+ (negative) rating to the bonds. 

Net proceeds from the bond offering will be used to pay down amounts outstanding under HIAA's revolving term credit facility, fund the required deposit into the Debt Service Reserve Fund, finance select capital expenditures and for general corporate and liquidity purposes.

RBC Capital Markets acted as HIAA's exclusive agent for the bond issue.

Gowling WLG advised RBC Capital Markets in this financing with a team that included Bryce Kraeker, Radhika Vaidyanathan and Lee Sykes.

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