TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2014) - Financial 15 Split Corp. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has issued 2,020,098 class A shares and 2,020,098 Preferred Shares pursuant to its recently completed rights offering. Total proceeds amounted to $40.9 million. Holders of rights were given the opportunity to purchase one class A share at $10.25 and one Preferred Share at $10.00 for total price per unit of $20.25.
Financial 15 invests in a high quality portfolio of North American financial institutions and is benefiting from strong share price performance of Canadian and US banks. The Company invests in a high quality portfolio consisting of 15 financial services companies made up of Canadian and U.S. issuers as follows: Bank of Montreal, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank, National Bank of Canada, Manulife Financial Corporation, Sun Life Financial, Great-West Lifeco, CI Financial Corp, Bank of America, Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs Group, JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co.
Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, those identified by the expressions "expect", "intend", "will" and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect the Manager's current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. Although the Manager believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. The Manager undertakes no obligation to update publicly or otherwise revise any forward-looking statement or information whether as a result of new information, future events or other such factors which affect this information, except as required by law.