TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian Convertibles Plus Fund (TSX:
CCI.UN) (the "Fund") announces that it has filed a preliminary short
form prospectus dated September 12, 2012 with the securities regulatory
authorities of all of the Canadian provinces and territories with
respect to an additional offering of units ("Units") of the Fund.
The Fund has exposure to an actively managed diversified portfolio (the
"Portfolio") comprised primarily of convertible debentures of Canadian
issuers. The Fund is managed by Propel Capital Corporation ("Propel").
The Fund's portfolio manager is Fiera Capital Corporation (formerly
Fiera Sceptre Inc.) ("Fiera").
The Fund's investment objectives are to provide holders of Units
i. quarterly tax-advantaged distributions;
ii. preservation of capital; and
iii. the opportunity for capital appreciation.
Propel is responsible for creating, structuring, managing and promoting
the Fund and the Portfolio Trust. Propel has retained Fiera to provide
portfolio management services to the Fund and Portfolio Trust. Fiera is
one of the largest independent money managers in Canada with over $54
billion in assets under management as at June 30, 2012, including over
$30 billion in fixed income assets.
The syndicate of agents for this offering is being led by CIBC, BMO
Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets, and includes GMP Securities
L.P., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotiabank, TD Securities Inc.,
Desjardins Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Canaccord Genuity
Corp., Dundee Securities Ltd., Macquarie Private Wealth Inc. and
Manulife Securities Incorporated.
A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to
these securities has been filed with securities commissions or similar
authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. The
preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment.
Copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from one of the
dealers noted above. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an
offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final prospectus
has been issued.
SOURCE: Canadian Convertibles Plus Fund
For further information:
please call Raj Lala, President, Propel Capital at 416-572-2364 or visit www.propelcapital.ca