Sentry Investments Inc.



Sentry Investments Inc.
NCE Resources Group



April 18, 2013 10:40 ET

NCE Diversified Flow-Through (13) Limited Partnership completes final closing, raises total gross proceeds of $114 million

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 18, 2013) - NCE Resources Group is pleased to announce that NCE Diversified Flow-Through (13) Limited Partnership (the "Partnership") completed its final closing on April 18, 2013, raising gross proceeds of $2,796,000 and issuing 111,840 units of the Partnership. The Partnership has raised total gross proceeds of $113,596,850 issuing 4,543,874 units of the Partnership.

Flow-through shares

The Partnership has been created for the purpose of investing in flow-through shares of resource companies engaged in oil and gas exploration, development and/or production, or mineral exploration, development and/or production, or renewable energy exploration and development, and related resource business issuers such as pipeline or service companies and utilities. The actual allocation of the Partnership's investment portfolio will be determined based on the investment opportunities available at the time of investment. The Partnership will endeavour to invest all proceeds available for investment in flow-through shares on or before December 31, 2013.

Objective of the Partnership

The objective of the Partnership is to achieve capital appreciation and to maximize the tax benefits received by investors. The Partnership will initially invest in flow-through shares of resource companies.

Tax benefits

Investors will be eligible to receive tax benefits through participation in the Partnership, which is expected to include a deduction in 2013 of an amount equal to approximately 100% of their investment based on completion of the maximum offering and on certain other assumptions as set forth in the prospectus.

Manager and Portfolio advisor

The general partner, NCE Diversified Management (13) Corp. (the "General Partner") has retained Sentry Investments Inc. (the "Manager" or "Sentry") as the manager of the Partnership, to direct the business, operations and affairs of the Partnership and provide day-to-day management services to the Partnership on behalf of the General Partner, including, without limitation, the provision of advice on and the management of the investment portfolio of the Partnership.

General Partner

The General Partner is a corporation incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The General Partner is a member of the NCE Resources Group, which is an oil and gas investment management organization specializing in energy investments and providing a full range of technical, operational, administrative and investor services. Since 1984, the NCE Resources Group has invested or managed the investment of approximately $4.4 billion in the acquisition, development and exploration of resource properties and securities of resource issuers, and has entered into drilling, joint venture and other similar arrangements with oil and gas industry participants.

Agents

The syndicate of agents, co-led by CIBC, National Bank Financial Inc., and RBC Capital Markets, includes BMO Capital Markets, Scotiabank, TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., GMP Securities L.P., Manulife Securities Incorporated, Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Desjardins Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd. and Mackie Research Capital Corporation.

Sentry Investments

Sentry Investments was founded in 1997 and has grown to become one of Canada's largest and fastest-growing independent asset management companies. Sentry manages $10 billion in assets on behalf of more than 300,000 Canadian investors. Sentry offers a diverse range of award-winning investment products available through financial advisors, including domestic, international and income-oriented mutual funds and separately managed accounts. Sentry is one of only three firms to receive four consecutive Brendan Wood International TopGun Asset Management Team Awards (2009 to 2012).

Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, those identified by the expressions "expect," "intend," "will" and similar expressions to the extent that they relate to the Partnership. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect the General Partner's and Sentry's current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. Although the General Partner and Sentry believe that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. Neither the General Partner nor Sentry undertake any obligation to update publicly or otherwise revise any forward-looking statement or information whether as a result of new information, future events or other such factors which affect this information, except as required by law.

Sentry Investments Inc.
Commerce Court West
199 Bay Street, Suite 4100
P.O. Box 108
Toronto, ON M5L 1E2
Tel: 416-364-9297
Fax: 416-364-1197

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