TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Covington Capital Corporation
("Covington") and the Board of Directors for Covington Fund II Inc.
(the "Fund") today announced that effective December 28, 2012 the Fund
would no longer offer Class A shares for sale to investors. The Fund
will remain open to redemptions.
The Manager and Board of Directors believe that this is the best course
of action given the overall maturity of the Fund, and the current
focus on managing the existing portfolio to build value within the
venture holdings while seeking exit opportunities to provide investors
with a return of capital.
About Covington Capital Corporation
Founded in 1995, Covington Capital Corporation (www.covingtonfunds.com) is one of Canada's largest and most experienced venture capital fund
providers. Managing approximately $300 million in venture capital
assets on behalf of institutional and retail investors, Covington
invests in small-and-medium businesses throughout many industry
sectors. Covington Capital Corporation is headquartered in Toronto,
SOURCE: Covington Group of Funds
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