This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Weyerhaeuser Company Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Mandatory Convertible Preference Shares

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced the pricing of the public offering of 12,000,000 6.375% Mandatory Convertible Preference Shares, Series A at $50.00 per share. In addition, the underwriters of the offering have an option to purchase up to an additional 1,800,000 shares of the Mandatory Convertible Preference Shares. The offering is expected to close on Monday, June 24, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.


Unless converted or redeemed earlier, each Mandatory Convertible Preference Share will convert automatically on July 1, 2016, into between 1.5015 and 1.8018 of our common shares, subject to anti-dilution and other adjustments. The number of our common shares issuable on conversion will be determined based on the average VWAP of our common shares over the 20 trading day period commencing on and including the 22nd scheduled trading day prior to the mandatory conversion date.

Dividends on the Mandatory Convertible Preference Shares will be payable on a cumulative basis when, as and if declared by our board of directors, at an annual rate of 6.375% on the liquidation preference of $50.00 per share. The dividends may be paid in cash, or subject to certain limitations, in common shares or any combination of cash and common shares on January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1 of each year, commencing on October 1, 2013, and to, and including, July 1, 2016. Net proceeds from this offering, after deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and expenses are expected to be approximately $581 million. Net proceeds are expected to be approximately $668 million if the underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional shares in full. 

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, if completed, as partial consideration, to finance the previously announced acquisition of all of the equity interests in Longview Timber LLC.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,798.49 -14.90 -0.08%
S&P 500 2,090.11 +1.24 0.06%
NASDAQ 5,127.5250 +11.3820 0.22%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs