TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 10, 2016) - Marret Resource Corp. (TSX:MAR) ("Marret" or the "Company") announces that it has reported a total and comprehensive income for the three months ended June 30, 2016 of $1.3 million or $0.07 per share compared to an income of $1.2 million or $0.07 per share for the same period in 2015. For the six months ended June 30, 2016, the Company reported a total and comprehensive income of $0.8 million or $0.04 per share compared to an income of $3.9 million or $0.22 per share for the same period in 2015. As of June 30, 2016, the Company had total assets of $16.7 million, liabilities of $1.1 million, shareholders' equity of $15.6 million and a net asset value per share of $0.880 (including a value of $0.45 per share attributable to the Company's interest in Cline Mining Corp.). The financial statements along with management's discussion and analysis can be found on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or on Marret's website (www.marret.com).
About Marret Resource Corp.
Marret Resource Corp. is currently focused on natural resource lending. The Company's business is primarily directed to investing in public and private debt securities of and making term loans (including bridge and mezzanine debt) to issuers in a broad range of natural resource sectors, including energy, base and precious metals and other commodities, and issuers involved in exploration and development, and may also include financing other resource-related businesses and investing in public and private equity and quasi-equity securities. The Company seeks to generate income mainly from its lending activities, while taking advantage of additional upside through equity participation in the companies which it finances. Marret Asset Management Inc. is the Company's investment manager and is responsible for implementing Marret Resource Corp.'s investment strategy and managing its investment portfolio.
About Marret Asset Management Inc.
Marret Asset Management Inc. is the manager of the Company. Marret Asset Management and its experienced team of investment professionals led by Barry Allan specialize exclusively in fixed income and, particularly, in high yield debt strategies.
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