Wednesday August 28th, 2013
Purpose Investments Inc. (“Purpose”) is pleased to announce that Limited Duration Investment Grade Preferred Securities Fund (the “Fund”) has issued an additional 10,768 Class U units of the Fund pursuant to the exercise of the over-allotment option by the syndicate of agents. In total, the Fund has issued an aggregate of 360,768 Class U and Class V units (the “USD Units”) at US$25.00 per USD Unit, for gross proceeds of U.S. $9,019,200. The Class U Units are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PFD.U. The Fund is managed by Purpose and the portfolio is actively managed by Nuveen Asset Management, LLC.
The Fund’s investment objectives are to provide unitholders with: (i) a stable stream of monthly distributions; (ii) to preserve the net asset value per USD Unit; and (iii) to reduce the risk of rising interest rates by managing portfolio duration.
The Fund completed its initial public offering of Canadian dollar denominated Class A Units and Class F Units (together the “CAD Units”) on June 20, 2013, through the issuance of an aggregate of 3,600,000 Class A Units and Class F Units at CAD $25.00 per CAD Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of CAD $90,000,000. The Class A Units currently trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PFD.UN.
USD Units of the Fund were offered on a best efforts basis in each of the provinces and territories in Canada through a syndicate of investment dealers co-led by TD Securities Inc., CIBC, RBC Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., Scotiabank and including BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity Corp., GMP Securities L.P., Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Desjardins Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd., Mackie Research Capital Corporation, Manulife Securities Incorporated and Rothenberg Capital Management Inc.