CI Investments announces the completion of the public offering of Trident Performance Corp.

    TSX Symbol: TCP.UN

    TORONTO, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - CI Investments Inc. ("CI"), the manager of
Trident Performance Corp. (the "Corporation"), announced today that the
Corporation has completed its initial public offering of 2,884,700 Class A
Units and 115,300 Class F Units at a price of $10 each, for total gross
proceeds of $30,000,000.
    Each Class A Unit consists of one Class A share and one Class A warrant,
and each Class F Unit consists of one Class F share and one Class F warrant.
The Class A Units are now trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
symbol TCP.UN.
    The investment objective of the Corporation is to provide tax-efficient
risk-adjusted long-term rates of return by obtaining exposure to a global
macroeconomic portfolio, which may consist of equity and fixed-income
securities, commodities, currencies and derivative instruments that provide
exposure to any or all of the foregoing or to general or specific market
    The portfolio is actively managed by Trident Investment Management, LLC
of New York, and is positioned to benefit from significant global
macroeconomic trends. Chief Investment Officer of Trident Investment
Management is Nandu Narayanan, who has 16 years of investment industry
    TD Securities Inc., Blackmont Capital Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc.
were the lead agents for the offering, along with a syndicate of other
investment dealers.

    CI Investments Inc. is one of Canada's largest investment fund companies
with approximately $53 billion in assets under management. CI offers a broad
range of investment products and services, including an industry-leading
selection of investment funds, and is on the Web at CI is
controlled by CI Financial Income Fund (TSX: CIX.UN), an independent,
Canadian-owned wealth management firm with approximately $99.2 billion in
fee-earning assets as of January 31, 2008.

For further information:

For further information: David R. McBain, Senior Vice-President, CI
Investments Inc., (416) 364-1145

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