Maple Leaf Short Duration 2011 Flow-Through Limited Partnership

Maple Leaf Short Duration 2011 Flow-Through Limited Partnership

February 03, 2011 16:21 ET

Maple Leaf Short Duration 2011 Flow-Through Limited Partnership: Order Books Will Close February 23, 2011 at 12 Noon (EST)

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2011) - Maple Leaf Short Duration 2011 Flow-Through Limited Partnership (the "Partnership") is pleased to announce that it has filed a final prospectus (the "Prospectus") dated January 28, 2011 with the securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada other than Québec, relating to the initial public offering of units of the Partnership. The maximum offering is $30,000,000 and the initial closing will be on February 24, 2011 at 12 noon EST.

Partnership Objectives. The Partnership will provide Limited Partners of the Partnership with a tax-assisted investment in a diversified portfolio of Flow-Through Shares of mineral and energy exploration, development and/or production companies and possibly certain renewable energy production companies (the "Resource Companies") with a view to achieving capital appreciation and income for Limited Partners.

The Syndicate. The syndicate of agents for the offering is being co-led by Scotia Capital Inc. and Dundee Securities Corporation and includes BMO Capital Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Mackie Research Capital Corporation, Canaccord Genuity Corp., Macquarie Private Wealth, Raymond James Ltd., M Partners Inc., Union Securities Ltd. and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.

Tax Benefits. Investors are expected to receive tax deductions for 2011 of approximately 100% of the amount invested based on and subject to certain conditions as set forth in the Prospectus.

Investment Guidelines. The Partnership has developed investment guidelines and restrictions which govern the Partnership's overall investment activities, which include the following:

THE PARTNERSHIPS INVESTMENT GUIDELINES
 
Type of Investment   Investment Restrictions
    (% of NAV upon investment)
 
Resource Companies listed on a stock exchange   100%
Resource Companies with a market cap    
of at least $40 MM   At least 50%
Investments in any one Resource Company   Not more than 20%
Investment in Related Entities   Not more than 10%

In addition, the investment portfolio of the Partnership will be actively managed in such a way as to preserve the ability to undertake a future liquidity event, such as a rollover into a mutual fund corporation.

The Portfolio Manager. Jim Huang, CFA, CGA, is the President and Portfolio Manager of T.I.P. Wealth Manager Inc., (the "Investment Manager") and will act as Portfolio Manager on behalf of the Investment Manager.

Mr. Huang has over 17 years of investment experience and was a Vice-President and portfolio manager at Natcan Investment Management Inc. and its predecessor Altamira Management Ltd. from November 1998 to March 2006. Prior to that, from February 1996 to November 1998, he was a Senior Research Analyst/Investment Officer at Sun Life of Canada.

As a portfolio manager at Natcan/Altamira, Mr. Huang managed or co-managed over $2 billion in mutual funds and institutional assets, including all of the resource and equity income products in the Altamira and National Bank mutual fund families.

Mr. Huang has extensive experience managing flow-through limited partnerships, namely Jov Flow-Through Limited Partnerships, Rhone Flow-Through Limited Partnerships and Alpha Energy Limited Partnerships.

Offering Jurisdictions. Each of the provinces and territories of Canada other than Québec.

A final prospectus dated January 28, 2011 relating to these securities has been filed with the securities commissions or similar authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada other than Québec, for the purpose of distribution to the public. This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy the securities. This release is provided for information purposes only. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Capitalized terms not defined herein have the meanings set forth in the prospectus.

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