Symbol: POTListed: TSX, NYSESASKATOON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today announced that it has priced an offering of US $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.000 percent notes due December l5, 2026. Goldman, Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley, RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank are acting as joint book-running managers of the offering. BMO Capital Markets, BofA Merrill Lynch, CIBC Capital Markets, HSBC, MUFG, Rabo Securities, TD Securities, SMBC Nikko, UBS Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as co-managers of the offering. PotashCorp intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to refinance existing debt, which may include repaying a portion of the outstanding amounts under our commercial paper facilities or redeeming our US $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of outstanding 3.250 percent notes prior to maturity on December 1, 2017. The offering is expected to close on December 6, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. The offering is being made under an automatic shelf registration statement filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 29, 2016. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316, email firstname.lastname@example.org; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, 180 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014, Attn: Prospectus Department, telephone: 1-866-718-1649, email email@example.com; RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey St. 8 th Floor, New York, NY 10281, telephone: 1-866-375-6829; or Scotia Capital ( USA) Inc., 250 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10281, telephone: 1-800-372-3930. An electronic copy of the registration statement and issuer free writing prospectus and related preliminary prospectus supplement, together with the prospectus, is available on the SEC's website. This announcement is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Any offers of the securities will be made exclusively by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement.