SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 29, 2012
ATLANTIC POWER CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 29, 2012, Atlantic Power Corporation (the Company) issued a press release announcing it has priced an underwritten public offering on a bought deal basis, in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, except Quebec, of Cdn$100 million aggregate principal amount of 6.00% Series D Extendible Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures (the Debentures) at a public offering price of Cdn$1,000 per debenture. The Debentures will have an initial maturity date of March 31, 2013 which will automatically be extended to December 31, 2019 upon the closing of the acquisition by the Company of all of the outstanding shares of capital stock of Ridgeline Energy Holdings, Inc.
The full text of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.