CALGARY, Oct. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Middlefield Group, on behalf of Discovery
2013 Flow-Through Limited Partnership ("Discovery" or the
"Partnership"), is pleased to announce that it has completed the first
closing of the initial public offering of Discovery units raising gross
proceeds of $18 million. The maximum offering size is $25 million. The
offering is being made in each of the provinces and territories of
Canada. The Partnership intends to have a second closing on or about
October 30, 2013 or earlier in the event that sales reach the maximum
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 equity securities, comprised
primarily of flow-through common shares of Canadian exploration,
development and production companies involved primarily in mining and
supplemented by companies operating in the oil and gas sector.
Middlefield Limited is the General Partner and Manager of the
Partnership and Middlefield Capital Corporation will be retained as the
Portfolio Advisor to the Partnership.
The syndicate of agents for the offering is being co-led by RBC Capital
Markets and CIBC, and includes Scotiabank, BMO Capital Markets,
National Bank Financial Inc., TD Securities Inc., Manulife Securities
Incorporated, Canaccord Genuity Corp., GMP Securities L.P., Macquarie
Private Wealth Inc., Middlefield Capital Corporation, Dundee Securities
Ltd. and Raymond James Ltd.
Middlefield is a leading provider of flow-through share funds in Canada
and has a strong track record of delivering positive after-tax returns.
Since 1983, Middlefield has sponsored 52 public and private
flow-through funds and has acted as agent or manager for over $2
billion of resource investments. Discovery's focus will be to construct
a diversified portfolio of high quality, attractively valued companies
which offer strong growth prospects and are led by experienced
This offering is only made by prospectus. The prospectus contains
important detailed information about the securities being offered.
Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from your IIROC registered
financial advisor using the contact information for such advisor.
Investors should read the prospectus before making an investment
SOURCE: Discovery 2013 Flow-Through Limited Partnership
For further information:
please visit our website at www.middlefield.com or contact Nancy Tham, Managing Director, Sales and Marketing, at 416.847.5349 or 1.888.890.1868