MRF 2010 Resource LP Raises $50 million

IPO to provide exploration financing for growing Canadian resource companies

TORONTO, April 29 /CNW/ - Middlefield Group announced today the closing of its 45th resource fund, MRF 2010 Resource Limited Partnership, which raised total proceeds of $50 million.

The objectives of the Partnership are to provide investors with capital appreciation and significant tax benefits to enhance after-tax returns, including the deductibility of 100% of their original investment. The Partnership intends to achieve these objectives by investing in an actively managed, diversified portfolio of flow-through common shares of companies involved primarily in Canadian oil and gas, mining or renewable energy exploration, development and production.

The syndicate of agents for the offering was co-led by CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., and included BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Financial Ltd., Dundee Securities Corporation, HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., Manulife Securities Incorporated, Middlefield Capital Corporation, Raymond James Ltd., GMP Securities L.P., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.

Middlefield is a leading provider of flow-through share funds in Canada. Since 1983, Middlefield has sponsored 45 public and private funds and has acted as agent or manager for over $1.7 billion of resource investments. Middlefield Resource Limited Partnerships focus on TSX listed oil and gas and mining companies with strong growth strategies led by experienced management teams.

    
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This offering is only made by prospectus. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the fund being offered. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from any of the dealers listed above or your IIROC registered financial advisor. Investors should read the prospectus before making an investment decision.

SOURCE MRF 2010 RESOURCE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

For further information: For further information: please visit our website at www.middlefield.com or contact Nancy Tham, Senior Vice-President, at (416) 847-5349 or (888) 890-1868

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