Next Edge Capital Corp.

Next Edge Capital Corp.

September 26, 2014 17:00 ET

Next Edge Capital Proposes AHL Fund Merger

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 26, 2014) -

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Next Edge Capital Corp. ("Next Edge"), the Manager of the Next Edge AHL Alpha Fund (the "Fund"), announces the proposed merger of the Fund with Next Edge AHL Fund, subject to requisite regulatory and unitholder approvals. Next Edge is the manager of both the Fund and of Next Edge AHL Fund. The Fund is closed for new purchases.

A special meeting of unitholders (the "Meeting") to approve the merger of the Fund with Next Edge AHL Fund will be convened on November 25, 2014, and Next Edge has fixed the close of business on October 20, 2014 as the record date for the purpose of determining unitholders entitled to receive notice of, and vote at, the Meeting.

Unitholders of the Fund may redeem their units on a weekly basis at any time up until the close of business on the last valuation date immediately preceding the effective date of the merger in accordance with the Fund's normal redemption policies. Upon completion of the merger, unitholders of the Fund will receive units of Next Edge AHL Fund. Holders of Class A Units of the Fund will receive Class J Units of Next Edge AHL Fund and holders of Class F Units of the Fund will receive Class K Units of Next Edge AHL Fund.

It is anticipated that investors in the Fund will benefit from lower management fees, a reduction in MERs and improved portfolio diversification as a result of the merger with Next Edge AHL Fund.

The Fund is expected to be wound up as soon as reasonably practicable following the merger.

About Next Edge Capital:

Next Edge was formed through a management spin out of the Canadian office of Man Investments Canada Corp. The management team opened the Canadian office of Man Group plc. ("Man") in 2006 and has raised over CDN $1.0 billion since inception. Next Edge continues to support a number of the Canadian retail products offered by Man.

Next Edge searches the world for investment managers and strategies that aim to deliver robust risk‐ adjusted performance. The people and approaches we discover may not be well known in Canada, but we think they provide something remarkable - access to what's next. Our job is to cut through all the noise of short term performance and extra risk‐taking to discern real talent. Our clients appreciate being first to see compelling new approaches, even though some are complex or are limited in capacity. For more than a decade, the Next Edge management team has provided rare access to unique strategies before they became widely known. Further information can be found at www.nextedgecapital.com.

Nothing in this announcement should be construed as or is intended to be a solicitation for or an offer to provide investment services.

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