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Brompton Lifeco Split Corp. (the "Company") (TSX:LCS)(TSX:LCS.PR.A) is pleased to announce that the Company's treasury offering of class A and preferred shares has been priced at $7.55 per class A share and $10.05 per preferred share. The final class A share and preferred share offering prices were determined so as to be non-dilutive to the net asset value per unit of the Company on August 22, 2014, the most recently calculated net asset value, as adjusted for dividends and certain expenses accrued prior to or upon settlement of the offering.
The Company invests in a portfolio, on an approximately equal weight basis, of common shares of Canada's four largest publicly-listed life insurance companies: Great-West Lifeco Inc., Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation and Sun Life Financial Inc.
The Company intends to file a final prospectus in each of the provinces and territories of Canada in connection with the offering. The offering is expected to close on or about September 3, 2014 and is subject to customary closing conditions including approvals of applicable securities regulatory authorities and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The syndicate of agents for the offering is being led by RBC Capital Markets, CIBC, and Scotiabank, and includes BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Raymond James Ltd., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Desjardins Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., Mackie Research Capital Corporation, and Manulife Securities Incorporated.
About Brompton Funds
Brompton Funds, a division of Brompton Group, is an experienced investment fund manager operating since 2002. 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. For further information, please contact your investment advisor, call Brompton's investor relations line at 416-642-6000 / toll-free at 1-866-642-6001 / email email@example.com or visit our website at www.bromptongroup.com.
This offering is only made by prospectus. A preliminary short form prospectus containing important detailed information about the securities being offered has been filed and is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from any of the above-mentioned agents. Investors should read the prospectus before making an investment decision. There will not be any sale of the securities being offered until a receipt for the final short form prospectus has been issued.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Please read the Company's prospectus which is 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 Company, to the future outlook of the Company and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Company. 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. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and we assume no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.
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.