Faircourt Split Trust

November 02, 2017 15:26 ET

Faircourt Split Trust Announces Overnight Offering

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 2, 2017) -


Faircourt Asset Management Inc., as manager of Faircourt Split Trust (the "Trust") (TSX:FCS.UN)(TSX:FCS.PR.C) is pleased to announce it has filed a preliminary short form prospectus in each of the provinces of Canada with respect to an offering of 6.00% preferred securities ("Preferred Securities") and trust units ("Units") of the Trust (the "Offering"). The syndicate of underwriters will be co-led by National Bank Financial Inc., CIBC, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and TD Securities Inc. and will include Canaccord Genuity Corp., GMP Securities L.P., Raymond James, Desjardins Securities Inc., Echelon Wealth Partners, Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., Mackie Research Capital Corporation and Manulife Securities.

The Preferred Securities will be offered at a price of $10.08 per Preferred Security to yield 6.00% on the issue price and will form part of the same series as the Trust's existing 6.00% preferred securities. The Preferred Securities have been rated Pfd-3 (low) by DBRS Limited. The Units will be offered at a price of $6.50 per Unit.

The sales period of this overnight Offering will end at 9:00 a.m. ET on November 3, 2017. The Offering is expected to close on or about November 17, 2017 and is subject to certain closing conditions including approval by the TSX.

A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to the Offering has been filed with securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from a financial advisor or at www.sedar.com under the Trust's profile. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the Preferred Securities or the Units until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.

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 press 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.

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information. Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this press release and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the Trust, to the future outlook of the Trust and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Trust. 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.

This press release is not for distribution in the United States or over United States wire services.

For further information about the Offering, please contact: Faircourt Asset Management Inc. at (416) 364- 8989 or 1-800-831-0304 or visit our website at www.faircourtassetmgt.com.

You will usually pay brokerage fees to your dealer if you purchase or sell Units or Preferred Securities on the Toronto Stock Exchange or other alternative Canadian trading system (an "exchange"). If Units or Preferred Securities are purchased or sold on an exchange, investors may pay more than the current net asset value when buying Units or Preferred Securities and may receive less than the current net asset value when selling them.

There are ongoing fees and expenses associated with owning securities of an investment fund. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

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