TORONTO, May 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Timbercreek Senior Mortgage Investment Corporation (the "Company") announced today that it has filed a preliminary prospectus (the "Preliminary Prospectus") with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, other than Quebec. A copy of the Preliminary Prospectus will be available on SEDAR ( www.sedar.com).
The Preliminary Prospectus qualifies the distribution (the "Offering") of up to $100 million of Class A Shares ("Class A Shares") of the Company at a price of $10 per Class A Share. The Company proposes to offer, concurrently with the Offering, subscription receipts (the "Subscription Receipts"), on a private placement basis, each of which will represent the right to receive Class A Shares, on the terms and conditions described therein. Accordingly, it is intended that the final prospectus of the Company will also qualify the issuance of Class A Shares by the Company upon the Subscription Receipts being exchanged for Class A Shares in accordance with the terms thereof. The outstanding Class A Shares are listed and posted for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MTG".
A syndicate of agents including Raymond James Ltd., TD Securities Inc. and CIBC(the "Agents") will commence marketing of the Offering.
Prospective purchasers may subscribe for such Class A Shares through one of the Agents.Net proceeds from the Offering will be used to acquire and manage a diversified portfolio made up of first mortgages with customized terms (the "Customized First Mortgages") that are secured by primarily residential (including multi-residential) real estate as well as office, retail and industrial properties, located primarily in large urban markets and their surrounding areas. - The investment objective of the Company is, with a primary focus on capital preservation, to acquire and maintain a diversified portfolio of Customized First Mortgages - in order to permit the Company to pay monthly distributions to its shareholders. The Company will be managed by Timbercreek Asset Management Ltd. (the "Manager"). The Manager will also act as portfolio adviser for the Company and is an investment management company. -