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Greatamerica Corporation Deal - Lehman Brothers Collection

Greatamerica Corporation

Company Deal$65,000,000 4% convertible debentures due April 1, 1985 (convertible into outstanding shares of the Franklin Life Insurance Company beginning January 1, 1966)
Transaction TypeConvertible Debentures
Deal DescriptionGreatamerica Corporation used the net proceeds from this transaction to retire in full the 5 1/2% secured notes of the company due January 2, 1968, the 5% secured notes of the company due January 2, 1968, and the 5 1/2% secured notes of the company due January 2, 1966. Any remaining proceeds were to be available for general corporate purposes.
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