TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - CMP 2009 II Resource Limited Partnership (the
"Partnership") announces that it has completed the first closing of its
initial public offering of limited partnership units (the "Units"). The
Partnership has filed and has received a receipt from the securities
regulators of all Canadian provinces and territories for the final prospectus
in relation to the initial public offering of Units. The Partnership sold
24,558 Units for gross proceeds of $24.6 million. The Partnership anticipates
having a second closing on or about September 30, 2009.
The Partnership's investment objective is to provide for a tax-assisted
investment in a diversified portfolio of flow-through shares and other
securities, if any, of resource companies with a view to earning income and
achieving capital appreciation for limited partners. The Partnership will
enter into share purchase agreements with resource companies under which such
companies will agree to issue flow-through shares and other securities, if
any, to the Partnership, incur Canadian Exploration Expense ("CEE") in
carrying out exploration in Canada and renounce CEE to the Partnership.
Limited Partners with sufficient income will be entitled to claim deductions
for Canadian federal income tax purposes in respect of CEE incurred and
renounced to the Partnership and may be entitled to certain investment tax
credits deductible from tax payable.
The offering is being made through a syndicate of agents led by Dundee
Securities Corporation, CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities
Inc. and includes BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia
Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Capital Corporation, Blackmont
Capital Inc., GMP Securities L.P., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Raymond
James Ltd. and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.
Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd. ("Goodman & Company"), the
manager of the Partnership, is a leading Canadian investment firm tracing its
portfolio management roots back over 50 years. Goodman & Company offers a wide
range of wealth management solutions through financial advisors. These include
the mutual funds, hedge funds and closed-end investment trusts of Dynamic
Funds(TM), the portfolio solutions of the Marquis Investment Program, the
flow-through limited partnerships of CMP(TM) and Canada Dominion and the
high-net worth investment counsel of Goodman Private Wealth Management.
Goodman & Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of DundeeWealth Inc. (TSX: DW).
For further information:
For further information: contact our Customer Relations Centre at
1-800-268-8186 or visit www.cmpfunds.ca; For media inquiries, contact Myra
Reisler at (416) 365-5370