Hartco Inc.

Hartco Inc.

April 15, 2009 13:41 ET

Hartco Income Fund Completes Conversion to Hartco Inc.

Shares of Hartco Inc. to commence trading on April 20, 2009 under stock symbol "HCI"

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 15, 2009) - Hartco Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:HCI.UN) obtained today a final order from the Québec Superior Court with respect to its previously-announced Plan of Arrangement, as well as Articles of Arrangement from Industry Canada, thereby completing the conversion of the Fund to Hartco Inc.

Effective today, all of the outstanding trust units of the Fund and "tracking share units" of Hartco Investments Inc., an affiliated corporation, have been exchanged for common shares of Hartco Inc. on a one-for-one basis. As a result, there are now 13,598,890 common shares of Hartco Inc. issued and outstanding.

The common shares of Hartco Inc. will commence trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday, April 20, 2009 under the stock symbol "HCI", at which time the trust units of the Fund will be delisted from the TSX.

Hartco Inc. Profile

Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI) has been a leader in the Canadian information technology business for more than thirty years. Through its operating divisions, which together include more than 60 locations operating across Canada under the banners of Metafore™, MicroAge®, Microserv® and Northwest Digital®, Hartco Inc. delivers information technology solutions to private and public sector organizations of every size. For more information, please visit Hartco Inc. online at www.hartco.com.

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