Kensington Global Private Equity Fund invests in Kilmer Capital Fund II L.P.

    TORONTO, Aug. 16 /CNW/ - Kensington Capital Partners Limited, Canada's
leading independent private equity fund investor is pleased to announce a
commitment by the Kensington Global Private Equity Fund to Kilmer Capital Fund
II L.P., a Toronto based investment fund dedicated to building pre-eminent
companies in partnership with management, with a focus on companies seeking
financing for expansion, acquisitions, management buyouts, leveraged buyouts,
restructurings, recapitalizations and privatizations.
    The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund offers individual investors a
diversified portfolio of world-class private equity investments, including
hard-to-access private equity funds and direct investments in private
companies. Traditionally, investments in private equity have only been
available to investors who could meet very high minimum investment thresholds.
The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund was established to make these
investment opportunities available to the broader investing public.
    The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund continues to review other
attractive opportunities for investment.

    About Kensington:
    Kensington Capital Partners Limited is Canada's leading independent
private equity fund investor, founded in 1996. To date, Kensington has
received commitments of over $350 million for private equity investments
through its fund-of-funds and direct co-investment programs. Institutional
investors such as pension funds and professional asset managers, as well as
high net-worth individuals and retail investors, hold Kensington funds.
Kensington has consistently achieved top-quartile financial returns for its
investors. For more information on Kensington Capital Partners Limited and
current offerings, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Media requiring further information please
contact: Humberto Aquino, Managing Director, (416) 362-1263,;
Ally O'Keefe, Media and Investor Relations, (416) 362-7264,

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