TransAlta回应红树林联合听证会申请

2019年4月9日

卡尔加里,2019年4月9日 - TransAl威廉希尔ta公司(“TransAlta”或“公司”)(多伦多证券交易所代码:TA)(NYSE:TAC)今天宣布,红树林合作伙伴(“红树林”)已经提出申请在艾伯塔省证券委员会和安大略省证券委员会(合称“委员会”)。In the application, Mangrove is seeking a joint hearing of the Commissions in relation to TransAlta’s 2019 annual and special meeting of shareholders to be held on April 26, 2019 and the recently announced $750 million investment and strategic partnership with an institutional partner of Brookfield Renewable Partners (“Brookfield”). Mangrove’s application seeks various relief from the Commissions, including an order cease trading the issuance of the exchangeable securities under the investment agreement between the Company and Brookfield.

“红树林的应用是不恰当的,无根据的和没有法律依据,”大使戈登·吉芬,TransAlta董事会主席说。“这是通过加拿大证券监管过程中的误用,以规避我们的其他股东权利的企图。我们正在与用B和为企业创造的股东创造价值的业务我们的战略合作伙伴关系向前发展。”

关于Tran威廉希尔sAlta公司

TransAlta拥有,经营和开发在加拿大,美国和澳大利亚的发电资产多样化的船队,重点是长期的股东价值。我们提供直辖市,中型和大型行业,企业和公共事业客户干净,价格实惠,节能高效,可靠的电源。今天,我们是加拿大最大的风电和阿尔伯塔省最大的水力发电生产商的生产商之一。100多年来,TransAlta一直是一个负责任的经营者和自豪的社区成员,其中员工工作和生活。TransAlta对齐与联合国可持续发展目标的企业的目标,我们已经通过CDP(前身气候披露项目)作为气候变化管理的行业领导者的认可。我们也自豪地由加拿大理事会原住民业务已经实现了银平标准杆(渐进原住民关系)指定。

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前瞻性声明

本新闻稿包含适用证券法意义上的前瞻性声明和前瞻性信息。“预期”、“预期”、“继续”、“估计”、“可能”、“将要”、“项目”、“应该”、“建议”、“计划”、“打算”等词的任何使用,以及类似的表达,都是为了确定前瞻性的信息或陈述。更具体地说,但不限于此,本新闻稿包含有关2019年股东大会的前瞻性声明和信息;由红树林或其他人士提出的现有或潜在法律行动或规管程序的性质、时间及影响;布鲁克菲尔德的投资以及对公司及其股东的预期收益;投资能力提升公司的财务状况和执行战略的能力;公司的战略、计划和优先事项;布鲁克菲尔德和TransAlta关于布鲁克菲尔德投资的承诺;公司未来对阿尔伯塔省水电资产的所有权水平或控制权;在2019年股东大会上任命公司董事提名; the Company’s relationship with Brookfield or its affiliates and other shareholders; the expected timing, costs and benefits of the strategic investment by and partnership with Brookfield or its affiliates; and advancements in the Company’s strategy relating to clean energy and growth. These statements are based on TransAlta’s belief and assumptions based on information available at the time the assumptions were made, including assumptions pertaining to: the election of the Company’s proposed director nominees at the Meeting; the Company’s ability to successfully defend against any existing or potential legal actions or regulatory proceedings; the closing of the Brookfield investment occurring and other risks to the Brookfield investment not materializing; no significant changes to regulatory, securities, credit or market environments;未来预期的艾伯塔省产能市场框架;我们对TransAlta可再生能源公司的所有权或与该公司的关系没有实质性变化;实现预期价值的阿尔伯塔省水电资产、现金流和调整后的息税前利润;煤制气转化的预期效益和产生的财务效益以及公司的其他战略;公司和红树林/Bluescape的战略和计划;适用法律无重大变更;以及与投资对公司股东、债券持有人和信用评级的影响相关的风险。前瞻性声明存在一些风险和不确定性,这些风险和不确定性可能导致实际业绩、事件或结果与前瞻性声明预期的有重大差异。可能导致这种差异的一些因素包括:公司提名的人未能在会议上当选;布鲁克菲尔德投资未能关闭; the outcomes of existing or potential legal actions or regulatory proceedings not being as anticipated, including those pertaining to the 2019 meeting and the Brookfield investment; the appointment of any slate of directors proposed by Mangrove/Bluescape and the subsequent termination of the Brookfield investment by the Company; changes in our relationship with Brookfield; changes in our relationship with other shareholders; our Alberta hydro assets not achieving their anticipated value, cash flows or adjusted EBITDA once the applicable power purchase arrangement has expired; the Brookfield investment not resulting in the expected benefits for the Company and its shareholders; the inability to complete share buy-backs within the timeline or on the terms anticipated or at all; and other risks and uncertainties contained in the Company’s Management Proxy Circular dated March 26, 2019 and its annual information form and management’s discussion and analysis for the year ended December 31, 2018, filed under the Company’s profile with the Canadian securities regulators onwww.sedar.com以及美国证券交易委员会www.sec.gov。敬告读者不要对这些前瞻性声明或前瞻性信息,反映TransAlta的预期仅为本新闻发布之日的过分依赖。在这些风险,不确定性和假设的影响,该前瞻性声明可能发生在不同程度上或比我们所描述的,或在所有可能不会出现不同的时间。TransAlta不承担任何意图或义务更新或修改这些前瞻性声明,无论是由于新信息,未来事件或其他情况,除非法律要求的结果。

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