CALGARY, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ – INDEXPLUS Income Fund (“INDEXPLUS” or the “Fund”) announced that it has filed a notice with the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) and received its approval to make a normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”) for its units through the facilities of the TSX. This NCIB will commence on September 23, 2016, and will terminate on September 22, 2017. In accordance with the Declaration of Trust by which the Fund is governed, market purchases pursuant to its NCIB may be effected by the Fund.
The Fund had 10,185,284 units issued and outstanding as at September 9, 2016. The Fund may, during the 12 month period commencing September 23, 2016, purchase on the TSX up to 1,017,857 units, being 10% of the public float and may not, in any 30 day period, purchase more than 203,705 units, being 2% of the units issued and outstanding. INDEXPLUS will hold in treasury for resale all units purchased pursuant to the bid. As at September 9, 2016, the Fund had purchased 68,600 units at an average price of $10.15 per unit under its previously approved normal course issuer bid. The manager of the Fund believes that such purchases are in the best interest of the Fund and are a desirable use of its available funds.
INDEXPLUS Income Fund trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “IDX.UN”.
This press release may contain forward-looking information, including with respect to future purchases of Units by the Fund. The forward-looking information contained in this press release constitutes current expectations, as of the date of this press release, with respect to the matters covered hereby. Investors and others should not assume that any forward-looking statement contained in this press release represents an estimate as of any date other than the date of this press release.
SOURCE INDEXPLUS Income Fund