Woodfine Retail Select Limited Partnership

Woodfine Retail Select Limited Partnership

September 18, 2015 14:32 ET

Woodfine Retail Select Limited Partnership Announces Retainer of Quintal & Co. Financial Services as Exempt Market Dealer, and Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 18, 2015) -

NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES.

WOODFINE RETAIL SELECT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP ("Partnership") announces that it has retained Quintal & Co. Financial Services Inc. ("Quintal & Co") as an exempt market dealer for the marketing of the Partnership's offering ("Offering") of the sale of limited partnership units ("Units") by way of private placement to accredited investors. The Offering is available to qualified investors in all jurisdictions in Canada, and Units may be issued under the minimum purchase exemption in jurisdictions where this exemption is available. The closing date for the Offering is December 31, 2015.

Quintal & Co may raise gross proceeds of up to $10,000,000 for investment in Units. The minimum subscription is $250,000 per Investor, and the minimum amount required for a first closing is $1,000,000. The Partnership has retained Quintal & Co on a non-exclusive basis.

Quintal & Co is an Exempt Market Dealer licensed with the Securities Commissions of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. Quintal & Co is also licensed in Quebec as a Registered Real Estate Broker.

Target clients include entrepreneurs and well established corporations as well as qualified investors both commercial and institutional, including asset managers, pension funds, and insurance companies in Canada.

A cash commission of 6% is payable to licensed agents who make sales of Units, and a referral fee of the same amount is payable, where permissible, to other persons who introduce purchasers of Units to the Partnership (except that no referral fee is payable to Peter M. Woodfine, his family members and their associates).

Quintal & Co has also been retained as exempt market dealer to raise gross proceeds of up to $30,000,000, allocated as to $10,000,000 each to investment in units offered by three other limited partnerships of which Woodfine Capital Projects Inc. is the promoter: Woodfine Professional Centres Limited Partnership, Woodfine Suburban Office Limited Partnership and Woodfine Tech Industrial Limited Partnership.

ABOUT WOODFINE RETAIL SELECT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

The Partnership has been established to provide long-term investors with a means of achieving potential income, potential capital appreciation and potential long term liquidity through professionally managed investment in commercial real estate. Investors in Units have an equity participation in all stages of the procurement, development and management of commercial real estate, from the purchase of land to management of completed buildings, the WOODFINE RETAIL SELECT properties.

Each WOODFINE RETAIL SELECT property will be newly constructed by the Partnership on a Qualified Investment owned by the Partnership, providing between 10,000 and 25,000 square feet of space to national tenants such as banks, tenants who require free-standing space, engineering companies, medical clinics, or a "High Street" strip of end users. A WOODFINE RETAIL SELECT property will be certified to LEED Core and Shell standards, with a minimum of 4 designated, full size, surface parking stalls per 1,000 square feet of leasable area.

A Qualified Investment must be located within a one kilometer radius of an existing Power Centre in one of Canada's secondary real estate markets, and include space for the parking stalls mentioned above. A Power Centre is a large aggregation of retail stores in Canada surrounded and anchored by one or more freestanding large box-store commercial retail tenants of good reputation, at least one of which has at that location a premises in excess of 60,000 square feet.

The Partnership does not charge fees calculated by reference to an increase in the value of the Partnership's properties (NAV fees).

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward looking statements, including the time of closing the Offering, the Partnership's plans to raise additional capital, and its plans concerning the WOODFINE RETAIL SELECT and their locations. The forward looking statements are based on certain expectations and assumptions made by the Partnership. Although the Partnership believes that those expectations and assumptions are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on them because the Partnership can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results can differ materially from those anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. The forward looking statements made in this press release are made as of the date hereof, and the Partnership disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required pursuant to applicable securities legislation.

United States and other securities laws

The Units have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy. There will be no sale of Units in any province, state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under applicable securities laws and regulations.

Contact Information

  • Peter M. Woodfine
    Chief Executive Officer
    +1 (604) 375-1196

    Woodfine Retail Select Inc.
    Oceanic Plaza, 23 Floor
    1066 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver, BC V6E 3X2
    info@woodfine.co