Pathway Quebec Mining 2008 Flow-Through Limited Partnership

Pathway Asset Management

Pathway Asset Management

January 29, 2010 10:47 ET

Pathway Quebec Mining 2008 Flow-Through Limited Partnership: Rollover of Assets Completed

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 29, 2010) - Pathway Québec Mining 2008 Inc., general partner of Pathway Québec Mining 2008 Flow-Through Limited Partnership (the "Partnership"), and Pathway Multi Series Fund Inc. (the "Mutual Fund Corporation") announce that the Partnership has completed the transfer and sale (the "Rollover Transaction") of all its assets (excluding cash) on a tax-deferred basis to the Mutual Fund Corporation in exchange for shares of the Mutual Fund Corporation of the class designated as Mutual Fund Shares, Explorer Series, A/Rollover Series ("Mining Class Shares") effective January 25, 2010, at a value of $10.49 per unit that was originally sold for $10.00.

Pathway Group's first offering – Pathway Mining 2005 Flow-Through Limited Partnership – which closed in late 2005, was dissolved 20 months ahead of schedule, on May 8, 2006, and rolled over into an RRSP-eligible mutual fund corporation (Pathway Multi Series Fund Inc.) to provide investors with early liquidity on a tax-deferred basis. At early dissolution, each $10 unit was worth $19.90. Pathway Group's second offering – Pathway Mining 2006 Flow-Through Limited Partnership – was also dissolved and rolled over 16 months ahead of schedule @ $11.19 per $10.00 unit. Pathway Group's third offering – Pathway Mining 2006-II Flow-Through Limited Partnership – was also dissolved and rolled over 7 ½ months ahead of schedule @ $10.09 per $10.00 unit. Pathway Québec Mining 2008-II Flow-Through Limited Partnership – was dissolved and rolled over 19 months ahead of schedule @ $12.25 per $10.00 unit.

An investment in limited partnership units ("Units") of the Partnership were exchanged on a tax–deferred basis for Mining Class Shares with equal value pursuant to an asset purchase agreement dated January 25, 2010 between the Partnership and the Mutual Fund Corporation. The Limited Partners received 1.6793 Mining Class Shares of the Mutual Fund Corporation for each Unit held, based on a net asset value per Unit of $10.49 and a net asset value per share of $6.2458 for each Mining Class Share.

The Partnership had net assets of $20,977,257.91 at the time of the transfer. The capital gains tax liability that would arise upon disposition can be deferred by retaining the shares of the Mutual Fund Corporation.

Pathway Asset Management and its affiliates have raised $705,512,810 in their flow-through limited partnerships to date since their inception.

Information on the Partnership or mutual fund can be obtained by visiting the website www.pathwayam.com or by contacting the General Partner by e-mail at jd@mineralfields.com, by telephone at (416) 665-9339 ext 221, toll-free at 1 (800) 339-9169 ext 221, or by facsimile at (416) 665-9331.

Contact Information

  • Pathway Asset Management
    Imtiaz Hashmani
    CFO
    (416) 665-9339 Ext. 229 or Toll Free 1-800-339-9169 Ext. 229
    (416) 665-4772 (FAX)
    www.pathwayam.com