Brompton 2012 Flow-Through Limited Partnership

Brompton 2012 Flow-Through Limited Partnership

February 29, 2012 10:12 ET

Brompton 2012 Flow-Through Limited Partnership Announces Initial Public Offering

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 29, 2012) -

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Brompton Funds Limited is pleased to announce that Brompton 2012 Flow-Through Limited Partnership (the "Partnership") has filed a preliminary prospectus in respect of an initial public offering of units. The offering will be made in each of the provinces and territories of Canada.

The Partnership has been created to seek to achieve capital appreciation and to provide tax benefits to investors by investing in a diversified portfolio of resource companies primarily engaged in the mining and oil and gas sectors. The Partnership will seek to achieve this objective by investing in flow-through shares of resource companies such that limited partners will be entitled to claim certain deductions from their taxable income. Investors are expected to receive tax deductions equal to 100% of the amount invested for the 2012 taxation year.

Brompton Funds Limited will be the investment fund manager and portfolio manager of the Partnership. The lead portfolio manager will be Laura Lau, an award winning portfolio manager who has a proven track record in managing flow-through funds and resource assets and has over 18 years of experience in financial services.

The syndicate of agents for the offering is being co-led by RBC Capital Markets and CIBC and includes BMO Capital Markets, Scotiabank, National Bank Financial Inc., TD Securities Inc., Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Desjardins Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd., Mackie Research Capital Corporation, Raymond James Ltd., and Union Securities Ltd.

About Brompton Funds

Brompton Funds, a division of Brompton Group, is a leading and experienced closed-end fund manager. Brompton is focused on meeting the needs of investors by offering low cost, innovative products with client friendly terms and supported by strong corporate governance.

A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to the units has been filed with securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from one of the dealers listed above. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Please read the fund's publicly filed documents which are available from SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this news release and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the Funds, to the future outlook of the Funds and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Funds. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by terms such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information for a variety of reasons, including those set forth below.

The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities nor will there be any sale of such securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

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