Trading Symbol: MAR
TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Marret Resource Corp. (TSX: MAR) (the "Company") announced today that it has declared a monthly dividend of $0.023334 per share on its outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on February 14, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 31, 2014, and is an eligible dividend pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
To participate in the Plan in time for the reinvestment of this dividend payable on February 14, 2014, eligible shareholders whose shares are registered in their name must enroll by no later than 4:00 p.m. on January 17, 2014. Eligible shareholders who hold their shares in the name of a nominee should contact their nominee to inquire about the timing of their enrolment. Any enrollment form received after such time will be applied to the next applicable dividend record date. Enrollment under the Plan can otherwise be made at any time. Once a participant has enrolled in the Plan, participation continues automatically unless terminated or suspended in accordance with the terms of the Plan.
A copy of the Plan and the enrolment form are available on Marret Asset Management Inc.'s website at www.marret.com or by calling Marret at (416) 214-5800 or at Computershare's website at www.investorcentre.com.
About Marret Resource Corp.
The Company is focused on natural resource lending. The Company's business is primarily directed to investing in public and private debt securities of and making term loans (including bridge and mezzanine debt) to issuers in a broad range of natural resource sectors, including energy, base and precious metals and other commodities, and issuers involved in exploration and development, and may also include financing other resource related businesses and investing in public and private equity and quasi-equity securities. The Company seeks to generate income mainly from its lending activities, while taking advantage of additional upside through equity participation in the companies which it finances. Marret Asset Management Inc. is responsible for implementing Company's investment strategy and managing its investment portfolio.
About Marret Asset Management Inc.
Marret Asset Management Inc. is the manager of the Fund and is 65% owned by CI Financial Corp. Marret and its experienced team of investment professionals led by Barry Allan specialize exclusively in fixed income and, particularly, in high yield debt strategies. Barry Allan, the President and Chief Investment Officer, founded Marret in 2000, following a career at Altamira, Nesbitt Thomson and a Canadian chartered bank. Mr. Allan has over 30 years of experience in credit and fixed income markets.
About CI Financial Corp.
CI Financial Corp. (TSX: CIX) is an independent, Canadian-owned wealth management company. CI offers a broad range of investment products and services, including an industry-leading selection of investment funds, and is on the Web at www.cifinancial.com.
This news release includes certain information that may constitute "forward-looking information" under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, the anticipated use of the net proceeds of the Offering. Forward-looking information is necessarily based upon a number of assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks include, but are not limited to, market conditions and the other risks identified in the short form prospectus dated June 23, 2011 and the Company's annual information form, in both cases under the heading "Risk Factors". There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. All forward-looking information contained in this press release is given as of the date hereof and is based upon the opinions and estimates of management and information available to management as at the date hereof. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
SOURCE Marret Resource Corp.