Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited
TSX : THD

Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited

September 30, 2011 14:34 ET

Shareholders Approve Plan of Arrangement Between Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited and Third Canadian Holdings #1 Limited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2011) - Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited ("Third Canadian" or the "Company") (TSX:THD) and Third Canadian Holdings #1 Limited ("Holdings #1") announced today that their previously announced plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "Arrangement") providing for the acquisition by Holdings #1 of all of Third Canadian's issued and outstanding common shares not already owned by Holdings #1 and its affiliates and associates has been approved at a special meeting of the Company's shareholders, with 99.93% of shareholders present in person or by proxy at the meeting voting in favour of the Arrangement. In addition, 99.03% of the Company's "minority" shareholders (i.e. shareholders other than Holdings #1 and its affiliates and associates) present in person or by proxy at the meeting voted in favour of the Arrangement fulfilling the majority of the minority approval requirements of Multilateral Instrument 61-101.

Completion of the Arrangement is subject to customary and other conditions including, among other things, approval of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The hearing in respect of the final order to approve the Arrangement (the "Final Order") is currently scheduled to take place on October 4, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. If the Final Order is obtained on October 4, 2011, and all other conditions to completion of the Arrangement are satisfied or waived, Third Canadian and Holdings #1 expect to close the Arrangement on or about October 5, 2011.

The Company will make further announcements regarding the approval by the court and the implementation of the Arrangement, as appropriate.

Contact Information

  • Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited
    Jonathan A. Morgan
    President and CEO
    (416) 366-2931
    (416) 366-2729 (FAX)

    Third Canadian General Investment Trust Limited
    Vanessa L. Morgan
    Chairman
    (416) 366-2931
    (416) 366-2729 (FAX)
    thdfund@mmainvestments.com
    www.mmainvestments.com