* Public listing was condition of restructuring
* Chain bought last year by creditors led by Paul Godfrey
TORONTO, March 15 Postmedia Network Canada Corp,
the nation's largest chain of newspapers, filed to go public on
the Toronto Stock Exchange, complying with a pledge made almost
a year ago.
Postmedia was created last July when creditors of the
bankrupt newspaper unit of Canwest Global Communications Corp
agreed to buy it for C$1.1 billion and undertake a complex
The chain was bought by bondholders led by Paul Godfrey, the
president of the National Post.
A condition of its rebirth was that the company, whose chain
of newspapers include the National Post and Vancouver Sun, list
its shares in Toronto within the year.
Postmedia did not provide further details of the listing
other than to say it had filed a preliminary non-offering
prospectus with Canadian regulatory authorities.
(Reporting by Pav Jordan and Alastair Sharp; Editing by Vinu