TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Xceed Mortgage Corporation (TSX: XMC) ("Xceed" or the "Company")) today announced that it has filed on SEDAR its Management Proxy Circular for its upcoming Annual & Special Meeting of Shareholders. The Annual & Special Meeting of Shareholders is scheduled for 2pm on May 30, 2013 at The Fairmont Royal York, New Brunswick Room, 100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 1E3.
In addition to its regular annual business, shareholders will be asked to approve the Plan of Arrangement involving the acquisition of Xceed by MCAN Mortgage Corporation (TSX:MKP), as previously announced on March 26, 2013.
On May 3, 2013, the circular and related proxy materials will be mailed to Xceed shareholders who were registered on record as at April 30, 2013. Included in this circular and also available on SEDAR is an amended and restated arrangement agreement dated April 23, 2013 entered into between Xceed and MCAN Mortgage Corporation.
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 mortgages.
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