TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Xceed Mortgage Corporation (TSX:XMC)
("Xceed" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the previously
announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") with MCAN Mortgage
Corporation ("MCAN") was approved by a final order of the Ontario
Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) on June 5, 2013. Pursuant
to the Arrangement, MCAN will acquire all of the issued and outstanding
common shares of Xceed.
Assuming all other conditions precedent to the Arrangement are satisfied
or waived, Xceed expects that the Arrangement will be completed on or
before July 4, 2013.
Additional information relating to the Arrangement may be found in the
press releases issued by the Company on March 26, 2013 and May 30, 2013
and the management proxy circular dated April 23, 2013 which is posted
under Xceed's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
About Xceed Mortgage
Xceed Mortgage Corporation, based in Toronto, is a Canadian provider of
residential mortgages that it originates in Canada. The Company has
approximately $0.8 billion of mortgages under administration. The
Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") under
the symbol XMC. To find out more about Xceed Mortgage Corporation,
visit our website at www.xceedmortgage.com.
Forward-looking statements in this document are based on current
expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties.
Actual results might differ materially due to various factors such as
the competitive nature of the mortgage industry, the ability of the
Company to continue to execute its growth and development strategy, and
the reliance of the Company on key personnel. The Company and the
Company's management assume no obligation to update these
forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results
could differ from those reflected in these. Additional information
identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in the Company's
regulatory filings available on its website and at www.sedar.com.
About MCAN Mortgage Corporation
MCAN is a public company listed on the TSX under the symbol MKP and is a
reporting issuer in all provinces and territories in Canada. MCAN also
qualifies as a mortgage investment corporation ("MIC") under the Income
Tax Act (Canada) (the "Tax Act"). MCAN's primary objective is to
generate a reliable stream of income by investing its corporate funds
in a portfolio of mortgages (including single family residential,
residential construction, non-residential construction and commercial
loans), as well as other types of financial investments, loans and real
estate investments. MCAN employs leverage by issuing term deposits
eligible for Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation ("CDIC") deposit
insurance up to a maximum of five times capital (on a non-consolidated
tax basis) as permitted by the Tax Act. The term deposits are sourced
through a network of independent financial agents. As a MIC, MCAN is
entitled to deduct from income for tax purposes 100% of dividends,
except for capital gains dividends, which are deducted at 50%. Such
dividends are received by the shareholders as interest income and
capital gains dividends, respectively. MCAN also participates in the
Canada Mortgage Bonds program, and other securitizations of insured
SOURCE: Xceed Mortgage Corporation
For further information:
Michael Jones, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jeff Bouganim, Chief Financial Officer will be available to respond to investor inquiries regarding this release.
Michael Jones can be reached at:
Telephone: (416) 364-7944 Ext.3434
Jeff Bouganim can be reached at:
Telephone: (416) 364-7944 Ext.3335