CAPVEST Income Corp.

CAPVEST Income Corp.

November 01, 2005 11:48 ET

CAPVEST Income Corp. Announces Offering

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 1, 2005) -

Combined Unit Offering

CAPVEST Income Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CVS) is pleased to announce the filing of a preliminary prospectus in connection with a Combined Unit offering. Each Combined Unit will consist of a 7%, $1,000 principal amount, convertible unsecured debenture and 1,000 common shares. The Combined Unit Offering is subject to receipt of all regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Investment Objectives

The investment objective of CAPVEST is to generate capital appreciation, and to a lesser extent income, through exposure to commodity-related investments.

Use of proceeds

The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to provide direct and indirect exposure to commodity-related investments, including commodity-related income trusts and the Rogers International Commodity Index (the "RICI").

Combined Unit

Each Combined Unit will consist of a $1,000 principal amount, convertible unsecured debenture and 1,000 common shares. The convertible debenture has an interest coupon of 7% per annum, paid quarterly, with a three year maturity. The common shares will provide the opportunity for appreciation.

The minimum purchase is two units. The offering price of the common shares is expected to be determined upon final receipt of the prospectus at the end of November.


A syndicate of agents is being co-led by Blackmont Capital Inc. and Canaccord Capital Corporation, and includes Desjardins Securities Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Berkshire Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Corporation, Jory Capital Inc., Research Capital Corporation, Wellington West Capital Inc., Haywood Securities Inc., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., IPC Securities Inc., MGI Securities Inc., Rothenberg Capital Management Ltd., Union Securities Ltd., Argosy Securities Inc., Burgeonvest Securities Limited and Northern Securities Inc.

Investment Advisor

Sentry Select Capital Corp. is the Investment Advisor to the Company. Sentry Select is a wealth management company with gross assets under management in excess of $9 billion. It is the portfolio manager of 17 closed-end trusts, 4 flow-through limited partnerships and 11 mutual funds; the manager of an investment corporation; the marketing agent for a series of principal-protected notes; and the administrator of 3 closed-end trusts.

The Exchange Tower
130 King Street West
Suite 2850, P.O. Box 104
Toronto, Ontario M5X 1A4

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Contact Information

  • Sentry Select Capital Corp.
    Investor Services
    for broker/investor inquiries
    1 (888) 246-6656
    (416) 364-1197 (FAX)
    Sentry Select Capital Corp.
    Brian McOstrich
    for MEDIA inquiries
    1 (888) 246-6656
    (416) 364-1197 (FAX)