TORONTO: CAPVEST Income Corp. (the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has filed a final short-form prospectus dated June 28, 2006, which qualifies the distribution of rights (the “Rights”) and common shares issuable on the exercise of the Rights in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. The Corporation will issue Rights to subscribe for up to 45,739,475 common shares to shareholders of record at the close of business (Toronto time) on July 11, 2006.
Rights and subscription price: Each shareholder of record of the Corporation on July 11, 2006 will receive one Right for each common share held. One Right will entitle the holder to purchase one common share at the price of $0.15 until 4:00 pm (Toronto time) on August 1, 2006 (the “Expiry Date”).
Discount to market price: The subscription price of $0.15 per share represents a discount of 11.8 per cent to the closing price of $0.17 per unit on June 27, 2006.
Additional subscription privilege: Holders of Rights who fully exercise their Rights are entitled to subscribe pro rata for additional common shares, if available, that were not subscribed for initially, on or before the Expiry Date.
Use of proceeds: The net proceeds of the Rights offering will be invested by the Corporation in accordance with the investment objectives, subject to the investment restrictions of the Corporation.
Dealer manager: Blackmont Capital Inc. has been engaged as the dealer manager (the “Dealer Manager”) for the Rights Offering. The Corporation has agreed to pay the Dealer Manager a fee of $50,000 and $0.001 per common share issued under the Rights Offering. The Corporation has also agreed to pay a subscription fee of $0.005 for each common share issued under the Rights Offering to members of the soliciting dealer group (including the Dealer Manager).
Investment objectives: The investment objective of CAPVEST Income Corp. is to generate capital appreciation and, to a lesser extent, income, through exposure to commodity-related investments, including commodity-related income trusts and the Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI).
Net asset value and trading price: As of June 22, 2006, the Company’s net asset value was $0.21 per share and the closing price on the TSX Venture Exchange was $0.16 per share, representing a 23 per cent discount to the net asset value.
Trading information: The Rights will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on July 7, 2006 under the symbol CVS.RT. CAPVEST Income Corp. common shares and convertible debentures trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbols CVS and CVS.DB respectively.
Debentures: CAPVEST Income Corp. unsecured convertible debentures have an interest coupon of 7% per annum, payable quarterly, with a maturity date of December 31, 2008.
Sentry Select Capital Corp.: Sentry Select Capital Corp. provides investment, administrative and marketing services to 25 exchange-listed closed-end funds, 15 of which have exposure to the income trust sector, 16 mutual funds, 13 principal-protected notes and three flow-through limited partnerships. Sentry Select is one of the largest Canadian investment managers in the income trust sector. As of May 31, 2006, the firm had approximately $8.0 billion in gross assets under management.
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