VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Following the April 7, 2021 announcement of the Working Opportunity Fund (EVCC) Ltd. (“WOF” or the “Fund”) that it had entered into a settlement agreement final (the “Settlement Agreement”) for a proposed acquisition of all of its issued and outstanding shares (the “Transaction”), WOF has scheduled an informational call to all shareholders and advisers for 10:00 am Pacific Time. ) of May 5, 2021.
The information call
on May 5, 2021 at 10:00 am it will be conducted as a Zoom webinar and will include a question and answer component.
Webinar ID: 826 1852 2951
Access code: 870415
The transaction is subject to approval by each of the Venture and Trading Series separately, as well as together as a class. In addition to voting on the Transaction, Venture Series shareholders have the option to choose to continue holding their Venture Series shares. If the transaction is approved, Venture Series shareholders will receive cash by default.
The package mailed to shareholders contains important information for your review, including circular management information. Copies of the materials are available at https://www.penderfund.com/funds/working-opportunity-fund/. To help you identify the fund shares you own, the applicable fund codes are provided in the table below.
|WOF Venture Series – Balanced Stocks (Series 1)||WOF 888, 890, 892|
|WOF Venture Series – Balanced Shares (Series 2)||WOF 141, 142, 894, 895, 896|
|WOF Marketing Series||WOF 104, 105|
Please read the circular carefully including the Risk Factors section, to fully understand the Transaction, its benefits and associated risks, and we recommend that you consult your tax, financial, legal or other professional advisors so that you can make an informed decision.
Please review and submit your proxy and election form (if you choose to do so) by 5:00 PM PT on May 14, 2021.
Pursuant to the terms of the Settlement Agreement, the Transaction is subject to a number of conditions, including approval by the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the shareholders. There can be no guarantee that the Transaction will be completed on the basis proposed for the Settlement or at all.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that relate primarily to the ability to complete the Transaction and to Venture Series shareholders, in particular, the individual choice provided. All forward-looking statements are based on the current beliefs and assumptions of the Board and / or the Manager about a variety of factors that are subject to numerous known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those of those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Such factors include the ability to finalize the conditions for completion of the Transaction, including obtaining shareholder approvals and necessary regulatory approvals. The Fund does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements made in this release. There can be no guarantee that the Transaction will be completed on the basis proposed for the Settlement or at all.
For more information please contact: Tony Rautava Investment Associate, Private Equity [email protected] 1-866-377-4743 Melanie Moore Vice President of Marketing [email protected] 1-866-377-4743