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

    TSX Symbol: TCZ

    TORONTO, April 27 /CNW/ - CI Investments Inc. ("CI"), the manager of
Trident Performance Corp. II (the "Corporation"), announced today that the
Corporation has completed its initial public offering of 4,400,000 Class A
Shares at a price of $10 each, for total gross proceeds of $44,000,000. The
Class A Shares are now trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol
    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. The global macroeconomic portfolio may provide long
and/or short exposure to any of the following: 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 17 years of investment industry
    TD Securities Inc., Blackmont Capital Inc., National Bank Financial Inc.,
CIBC World Markets Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., RBC
Dominion Securities Inc., Canaccord Capital Corporation, Dundee Securities
Corporation, HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., GMP Securities L.P., Raymond James
Ltd. and Richardson Partners Financial Limited were the agents for the

    CI Investments Inc. is one of Canada's largest investment management
companies. It 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 Corp. (TSX: CIX), an
independent, Canadian-owned wealth management firm with approximately $78
billion in fee-earning assets as of March 31, 2009.

For further information:

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

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