UFA Co-operative Limited

UFA Co-operative Limited

July 09, 2012 09:00 ET

UFA Announces a New Investment Opportunity for Members

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2012) - UFA is offering its members another opportunity to invest in their Co-operative, available starting July 9th, 2012. The 5-6-7% Member Investment Plan ("the 5-6-7% Plan") is an exclusive offer for UFA members to support their Co-operative's growth and, at the same time, earn themselves a competitive rate of return.

"Based on the success of our past member investment programs, we are pleased to provide our members with another opportunity to help finance the Co-operative while personally benefitting from competitive rates", says Bob Nelson, President and CEO of UFA Co-operative Limited. "We want to build on the financial strength of the Co-operative and are confident this opportunity won't be one to miss."

The 5-6-7% Plan offers a growing rate of return over a three year period-5% in the first year, 6% in the second and 7% in the third year. The interest is paid semi-annually and the principal is repaid at the end of the term. The three-year term investment matures on September 15, 2015. Applications with be accepted on a first-come first-served basis as the program is capped at 15 million.

Not only will members reap the rewards from participating with excellent rates of return, but their investment also helps enable the continued growth and sustainability of UFA.

For more information about UFA's 5-6-7% Member Investment Plan, please visit our website at www.UFA.com or call 1-877-258-4500, option two.

UFA Co-operative Limited is one of Alberta's most dynamic enterprises. UFA has an unmatched network of more than 110 bulk fuel and cardlock petroleum outlets, 35 Farm and Ranch Supply stores and 25 outdoor adventure stores operating under the Wholesale Sports banner. Our employees and independent petroleum agents strive to provide products, services, and solutions to farmers, ranchers, consumers and commercial accounts throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

Since its founding in 1909, UFA has grown from a small-scale local co-operative into a comprehensive enterprise with $2.1 billion in annual sales and nearly 120,000 members. While UFA has grown and changed over the years, at our heart remains a commitment to agriculture and to the communities we call home.

Contact Information

  • UFA Co-operative Limited
    Amanda Bates
    Manager, Co-operative Communications
    (403) 570-4169
    Mobile: (403) 819-4462
    Amanda.Bates@UFA.com