Videotron Ltd. Prices US$600,000,000 Senior Notes Offering

Videotron Ltd. today announced the pricing of its new issuance of US$600 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% Senior Notes due 2027. The new senior notes will be sold at par, will carry a coupon of 5.125% and will mature on April 15, 2027. Videotron intends to use the proceeds of this offering to redeem and retire the entire outstanding amount of 6⅞% Senior Notes due 2021 (the 2021 Notes) on or around May 1, 2017 pursuant to a notice of redemption transmitted pursuant to the indenture governing the 2021 Notes, to repay drawings under its revolving credit facilities and to pay transaction fees and expenses. Strong demand allowed Videotron to price the issuance at the low end of price talk.

This press release is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. The senior notes due 2027 mentioned herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 or applicable state securities laws, and the senior notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration.  The senior notes have not been and will not be qualified for sale to the public under applicable Canadian securities laws and, accordingly, any offer and sale of the notes in Canada will be made on a basis which is exempt from the prospectus and dealer registration requirements of such securities laws. This press release does not constitute a notice of redemption with respect to the 2021 Notes. Any redemption of the 2021 Notes will be made pursuant to a notice of redemption under the indenture governing the 2021 Notes.

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