TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2011 /CNW/ - Man Investments Canada Corp. ("Man
Canada") is pleased to announce that the Man GLG Emerging Markets
Income Fund (the "Fund") has completed its initial public offering of
10,049,921 Class A Units and 1,950,079 Class F Units, for aggregate
proceeds of $120,000,000. The Class A Units commence trading Friday,
November 18, 2011 on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under ticker name
EMY.UN. The Class F Units will not be listed on any stock exchange.
The Fund's investment objectives are: i) to provide holders of Units
(the "Unitholders") with monthly tax-advantaged distributions; and ii)
to preserve capital while providing the opportunity for longterm
capital appreciation for Unitholders. The Fund will not have a fixed
distribution amount, but the distributions are initially targeted to be
6% per annum on the subscription price of $10.00 per Unit ($0.05 per
Unit per month or $0.60 per Unit per annum). The Fund has been created
to provide exposure to an actively managed, liquid and diversified
portfolio of securities across various asset classes primarily within
global emerging markets such as Latin America, Central and Eastern
Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia (the "Portfolio"). The
Portfolio will be managed by GLG Partners LP. In managing the
Portfolio, GLG Partners LP will pursue its strategy through both active
trading and investment principally in interest rate securities and
instruments, sovereign and corporate credit instruments and other fixed
income securities, foreign exchange instruments and derivatives that
provide exposure to these asset classes.
Toreigh Stuart, Chief Executive Officer of Man Canada, said: "We are
very pleased with the success of this offering. In today's volatile
markets, we believe this has proven that investors are seeking liquid
investments and diversifying returns through exposure to emerging
The syndicate of Agents for this offering was led by CIBC and included
RBC Capital Markets, BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., TD
Securities Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Canaccord Genuity Corp.,
Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd., HSBC Securities
(Canada) Inc., Manulife Securities Incorporated, Raymond James Ltd.,
Rothenberg Capital Management Inc. and Desjardins Securities Inc.
Man is a world-leading alternative investment management business. It
has expertise in a wide range of liquid investment styles including
managed futures, equity, credit and convertibles, emerging markets,
global macro and multi-manager, combined with powerful product
structuring, distribution and client service capabilities. As of
September 30, 2011, Man managed US$64.5 billon.
The original business was founded in 1783. Today, Man Group plc is
listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100
Index with a market capitalization of approximately US$4.5 billion.
Man Group is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and
the FTSE4Good Index. Man also supports many awards, charities and
initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker
literary prizes. Further information can be found at www.mangroupplc.com.
GLG Partners Inc. ("GLG"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Man since
October 14, 2010, was established in 1995. GLG is dedicated to
achieving consistent, superior investment returns through traditional,
alternative and hybrid investment strategies. The performance GLG
generates is driven by the proven expertise of its team of investment
professionals, underpinned by a rigorous approach to investment
analysis and a strong focus on risk management.
Not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, in,
into or from any jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a
violation of the relevant laws of such jurisdiction.
SOURCE Man GLG Emerging Markets Income Fund
For further information:
CEO, Man Investments Canada Corp.