VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 1, 2016) - Qwest Investment Management Corp. ("Qwest") is pleased to announce the launch of their newest product, the Qwest Productivity Media Income Trust.

The Qwest Productivity Media Income Trust (the "Trust") provides accredited investors with an opportunity to participate in a well‐established industry that capitalizes on attractive returns in senior secured debt in film and television production financing which serves the needs of Canadian and International producers.

"I have known William Santor, a founder of Productivity Media Inc., for almost five years and watched him successfully execute on his business plan. " said Maurice Levesque, CEO of Qwest.

John Loeprich, Executive Vice President and CFO of Qwest said, "We have worked closely with William and his team to create the Trust to provide investors with access to a unique investment product that has low correlation to traditional asset classes and an attractive return profile."

"We are proud to partner with Qwest," said William Santor, CEO of Productivity Media. "We believe this relationship with Qwest is a perfect fit to bring Productivity Media to advisors that are looking for smart alternative investment solutions for their clients."

About Qwest

For over 15 years, Qwest has manufactured investment products with investment experts within the company or by partnering with investment industry experts.

Our Calgary‐based portfolio management team has effectively managed our Qwest branded oil and gas sector products which include: flow‐through limited partnerships; mutual funds and private equity funds.

Our Qwest Funds Corp. corporate class structured mutual fund business continues to expand. In 2015, through our partnership with AlphaDelta Management Corp., three new AlphaDelta funds were added to our Qwest Funds Corp.'s family of funds.

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Contact Information:

Cindy Bower
Senior Manager, Business Development and Client Services
1-866-602-1142 (ext. #1)