TORONTO, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - CMP 2009 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, which is
registered in all provinces and territories in Canada, sold 35,000 Units for
gross proceeds of $35.0 million. The Partnership will have a second closing on
March 3, 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., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.,
Raymond James Ltd. and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.
CMP is a pioneer in flow-through investing, with a history dating back to
when flow-through shares were first introduced by the federal government.
Since its creation in 1984, CMP has successfully raised and invested over $2.3
billion into companies active in exploration and development efforts across
Canada. When combined with Canada Dominion, the two partnerships form the
largest flow-through investing platform in Canada, raising a combined total of
more than $3.5 billion in assets throughout their history. Goodman & Company,
Investment Counsel Ltd. ("Goodman & Company"), manager of the Partnership and
the seven investment choices within Dynamic Managed Portfolios Ltd., also
manages Dynamic Funds(TM), one of the country's most respected mutual fund
companies, with over $23 billion in assets under management. Goodman & Company
is an affiliate 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