Toscana Energy Closes Previously Announced Arrangement

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CALGARY, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Toscana Energy Income Corporation ("Toscana Energy" or the "Company") (TSX: TEI) is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced arrangement (the "Arrangement") pursuant to which Toscana Energy acquired all of the class A trust units ("Class A Units") of Toscana Financial Income Trust ("TFIT") for aggregate consideration of 2,071,729 common shares of Toscana Energy ("Common Shares") and all of the issued and outstanding class B trust units of TFIT were redeemed for approximately $13,335,537. The Arrangement, as previously indicated, will provide Toscana Energy additional financial flexibility through the approximate $30 million of working capital being consolidated into the Company.  This capital will be directed towards the Company's acquisition strategy. As previously announced, all former holders of Class A Units are eligible to receive the cash dividend of Toscana Energy of $0.135 per Common Share payable on July 15, 2014 in respect of June 2014 production.

About Toscana Energy Income Corporation

Toscana Energy is a conventional oil and gas producer with the mandate to acquire high quality, long life oil and gas assets including royalties, non-operated working interests and unitized production for yield and capital appreciation.  Toscana Energy is managed by Sprott Toscana through Toscana Energy Corporation. Sprott Toscana is a member of the Sprott Group of Companies.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward‐looking statements and forward‐looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. These statements relate to future events or future performance.  All statements other than statements of historical fact may be forward‐looking statements or information.  Forward‐looking statements and information are often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "appear", "seek", "anticipate", "plan", "continue", "estimate", "approximate", "expect", "may", "will", "project", "predict", "potential", "targeting", "intend", "could", "might", "should", "believe", "would" and similar expressions. 

More particularly and without limitation, this news release contains forward‐looking statements and information concerning the Company's use of the approximate $30 million of working capital from the Arrangement.  Although management of Toscana believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward looking statements and information are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward‐looking statements and information since no assurance can be given that they will prove to be correct.

Forward-looking statements and information are provided for the purpose of providing information about the current expectations and plans of management of the Corporation relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such statements and information may not be appropriate for other purposes, such as making investment decisions. Since forward‐looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to, the risks associated with competition; incorrect assessment of the value of acquisitions and failure to realize the anticipated benefits of acquisitions; ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources; failure to obtain required regulatory and other approvals and changes in legislation, including but not limited to tax laws, royalties and environmental regulations. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on the forward‐looking statements, timelines and information contained in this news release.  Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive.

The forward‐looking statements and information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and no undertaking is given to update publicly or revise any forward‐looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws or the Toronto Stock Exchange.  The forward-looking statements or information contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement

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SOURCE Toscana Energy Income Corporation

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please visit our website at www.sprott-toscana.com or contact:

Joseph S. Durante, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: (403) 410-6793
Fax: (403) 444-0090