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TORONTO, March 25, 2022 /CNW/ - The Toronto-Dominion Bank ("TD Bank Group" or "TD") (TSX: TD) (NYSE: TD) today announced a domestic public offering of Non-Cumulative 5-Year Fixed Rate Reset Preferred Shares (non-viability contingent capital (NVCC), Series 27 (the "Series 27 Shares").

TD will issue to certain institutional investors 850 thousand Series 27 Shares priced at $1,000 per share to raise gross proceeds of $850 million. TD Securities is acting as lead agent and sole bookrunner on the issue. The expected closing date is April 4, 2022. 

The Series 27 Shares will yield 5.75 per cent annually, with dividends payable semi-annually, as and when declared by the Board of Directors of TD, for the initial period ending October 31, 2027. Thereafter, the dividend rate will reset every five years at a rate equal to 3.317 per cent over the then 5-year Government of Canada bond yield.

During the period from October 1, 2027 to and including October 31, 2027 and every 5 years thereafter, on not less than 15 days and not more than 60 days' notice, TD may redeem the Series 27 Shares, in whole or in part, at $1000 per share, plus any declared and unpaid dividends, subject to regulatory approval.

Net proceeds from the offering will be used for general corporate purposes.

The Series 27 Shares will be offered by way of a prospectus supplement to the bank's short form base shelf prospectus dated January 4, 2021, to be filed on or about March 29, 2022 with the securities commissions and other similar regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.

The Series 27 Shares have not been, and will not be, registered in the United States under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, a "U.S. person" (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act). This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction where such offer or solicitation would be unlawful.

About TD Bank Group

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the fifth largest bank in North America by assets and serves over 26 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in The Charles Schwab Corporation; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with more than 15 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.8 trillion in assets on January 31, 2022. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

SOURCE TD Bank Group

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