SOURCE: ARTContent Publishing Limited

ArtContent Publishing Limited

May 24, 2016 18:28 ET

Advisory Firms Engaged to Place Several Limited Partnership Offerings for Art Production and Sales

VANCOUVER, BC --(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - ARTContent Publishing Limited ("ARTContent" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce ARTContent PUBLISHING LIMITED has successfully entered into engagements with two exceptional financial advisory firms working independently. The Company is proceeding to place several Limited Partnership offerings by Offering Memorandum in amounts ranging from U.S.$2.25 million to U.S.$10 million.

ARTContent appointed Frans Wynans as Director of the Company and pursuant to an asset agreement involving the acquisition of art valued at $1,000,000 in exchange for shares of the Company, the Company is the owner of a number of General Partnerships formed by Wynans to commission, market, and sell high-quality artwork to the international art market. The limited liability art partnerships are unique, tax efficient investment vehicles that allow Canadian investors to deduct the majority of their investments in the first year, to have the option to earn a return of capital in the second year and to realize capital appreciation on a portfolio of art work that has been directly commissioned from internationally renowned artists who produce original artworks exclusively for each partnership. The General Partner ("GP") and Limited Partners ("LP") receive income on an equal sharing basis.

Each LP offering is made by Offering Memorandum. The Partnership contracts with artists, studios and print making facilities and uses the proceeds to commission and produce works of art under exclusive agreements. The GP wholesales the artworks on behalf of each Limited Partnership to collectors, museums, and commercial galleries with whom the GP has long term commercial relationships.

Equifaira Advisors Inc. ("Equifaira"): Under its agreement with ARTContent, Equifaira will provide management services in respect of a selected LP offering involving seven leading international Artists.

Equifaira is a team of experts who provide strategy and execution, corporate finance, investor relations, administrative and compliance support services. In addition, Equifaira will assist ARTContent with its financing efforts by, among other things, consulting on and working with management on private placements to raise funds suitable for investors seeking tax advantaged securities with income, security and growth. Todd Buchanan, Managing Partner, and the Equifaira team have been active in numerous projects in various technology and consumer sectors.

Urban Select Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE: CH) ("Urban Select"): Under its agreement, Min Kuang and John K. Burns, both Board Directors of Urban Select acting as advisors for a business development and related funding program for ARTContent. Urban Select has been retained as business development advisors to ARTContent to assist in the funding of the ARTContent Media and Services Platform and for future ARTContent Limited Liability Art Partnerships for production of commissioned art.

The development of the ARTContent Media and Services Platform is specifically designed to facilitate a unique online consolidated e-commerce place for art, including global multimedia content and provider to media firm and news agency Thomson Reuters. Revenue to the platform is to be derived from advertising income, subscriber fees, art sales fees on transactions, and advisory service fees related to art acquisition and financing.

Urban Select is an investment issuer focused on investing growth capital in private and public companies in a broad range of sectors including media & entertainment, natural resources, healthcare and consumer retail services. Min Kuang is the Chief Executive Officer of Urban Select Capital Partners Corp. with extensive experience in financing and acquisition transactions between China and Canada. Ms. Kuang is establishing an exciting link to the bourgeoning Asian market. John King Burns a director is a seasoned corporate executive involved in public companies and previously has served in senior executive roles with Drexel Burnham Lambert Commodity Group: New York, London and Chicago, the Barclays Metals Group: Barclays Bank PLC in London and Frontier Risk Management LLC in Chicago. Mr. Burns is a vital addition to the program vigorously implementing the development and financing plan.

ARTContent Publishing Limited is a reporting Issuer in British Columbia and Alberta. It operates as an experienced and successful publisher of fine art whose Principal shareholder has completed projects with internationally renowned artists such as Andy Warhol, Sir Peter Blake, Leon Golub and Philip Pearlstein to name a few. The Company's mission is to further the development of the finest art worldwide for the benefit of a broad and discerning clientele. The Company acts as General Partner to a series of Limited Partnership Offerings that seek capital appreciation by commissioning artists to produce works of art under exclusive agreements. The Company's network is linked to global markets that comprise over 35,000 galleries and has successfully utilized the internet as a marketing and distribution tool for its existing works of fine art and will apply this strategy to the artworks produced.

CAUTIONARY DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  The Company is a reporting issuer and not listed on any stock exchange. No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ARTContent PUBLISHING LIMITED

Frans Wynans
Director

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