MDA Hopes to Raise $250 Million in New Stock Offering

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In an effort to reduce outstanding bank indebtedness and provide additional capital for future growth opportunities MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), who recently closed the acquisition of Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), will issue 3,605,000 MDA common shares.

The offering is being underwritten by RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets and TD Securities. The common shares will be priced at $69.40 and the offering is expected to close on or about March 27, 2013.

Additionally MDA has granted the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional 540,750 Common Shares on the same terms and conditions.

In early morning trading MDA's stock was trading at $70.11.

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