TORONTO, July 28 /CNW/ - General Donlee Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX: GDI.UN) is pleased to announce that it has successfully received a final order from the Nova Scotia Supreme Court approving the plan of arrangement under the provisions of the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "Arrangement") to convert the Fund into a corporation. The Arrangement was approved by the unitholders of the Fund at the Fund's annual and special meeting of unitholders held on June 14, 2010. Pursuant to the Arrangement, each holder of Fund units will receive for each Fund unit held one common share of General Donlee Canada Inc. ("GDI"). The shares of GDI have been conditionally approved for listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"). Subject to final approval of the TSX and other required approvals, it is anticipated that the Arrangement will become effective on or about January 1, 2011.
About General Donlee Income Fund
The Fund is a trust established to hold the securities of General Donlee Limited, a leading diversified manufacturer of precision-machined products for the military, commercial and general aerospace industries, and a specialist in the manufacture of precision-machined products for the industrial products and power generation industries. General Donlee Limited's operating strategy focuses on targeting niche markets for products that are aligned with its sophisticated manufacturing capabilities and skilled workforce.
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SOURCE GENERAL DONLEE INCOME FUND
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