Kensington Global Private Equity Fund invests in Walden VC II, L.P.

    TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Kensington Capital Partners Limited, Canada's
leading independent private equity fund investor, is pleased to announce the
acquisition by the Kensington Global Private Equity Fund of an interest in
Walden VC II, L.P., a venture capital fund originally formed in 2000, for a
purchase price of US$2,852,968 plus the assumption of a remaining uncalled
capital commitment of $250,000. Walden VC II, L.P., is managed by Walden
Venture Capital, based in San Francisco, specializing in the digital media,
consumer and enterprise services, and eCommerce sectors.
    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.

    About Kensington:
    Kensington is Canada's leading independent private equity fund investor,
founded in 1996. To date, Kensington has received commitments of over
$385 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 and current offerings, please visit

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For further information: Media requiring further information please
contact: Rick Nathan, Managing Director, (416) 362-9000,; Ally
O'Keefe, Media and Investor Relations, (416) 362-7264,

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