Brompton Funds Management Limited

Senior Gold Producers Income Corp.

Senior Gold Producers Income Corp.

January 10, 2011 10:22 ET

Senior Gold Producers Income Corp. Announces Details of Exchange Offering

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 10, 2011) -

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Brompton Funds Management Limited (the "Manager") is pleased to announce that Senior Gold Producers Income Corp. (the "Fund") has filed a preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities of all the Canadian provinces and territories for an initial public offering of Class A Shares (the "Shares") of the Fund. Prospective purchasers may purchase Shares either by (i) cash payment ($10.00 per Share), or (ii) an exchange of securities of any exchange eligible issuer listed in the prospectus (the "Exchange Option").

Exchange eligible securities consist of common shares of all of the large-capitalization companies primarily engaged in the production of gold ("Gold Producers") that are included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index, which include Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, Barrick Gold Corporation, Eldorado Gold Corporation, Goldcorp Inc., IAMGOLD Corporation, Kinross Gold Corporation and Yamana Gold Inc.

The Exchange Option can be accepted only by means of a book-entry deposit through CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. to Equity Financial Trust Company, the exchange agent, not later than 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on January 26, 2011. Brokerage firms or other nominees may have an earlier deadline for receiving instructions concerning an exchange option deposit.

The Fund's investment objectives are to provide shareholders with monthly distributions, the opportunity for capital appreciation, and lower overall volatility of Portfolio returns than would be experienced by owning a portfolio of common shares of Gold Producers directly. Distributions are initially targeted to be $0.0625 per month representing a yield on the issue price of 7.5% per annum.

The syndicate of agents for the offering is being co-led by RBC Capital Markets and CIBC and includes BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Raymond James Ltd., GMP Securities L.P., Mackie Research Capital Corporation, Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Dundee Securities Corporation, Desjardins Securities Inc., Manulife Securities Incorporated and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.

For further information, please contact your financial advisor, call our investor relations line at 416-642-9051, (toll-free at 1-866-642-6001) or visit our website at www.bromptongroup.com.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Please read the Fund's publicly filed documents which are available from SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this press release and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the Fund, to the future outlook of the Fund and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Fund. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by terms such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information.

The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities nor will there be any sale of such securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. 

Contact Information

  • Brompton Funds Management Limited
    Chris Cullen
    Senior Vice-President
    416-642-9064