Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Income Fund Declares Special Year End Distribution
Not for distribution to U.S. newswire services or for dissemination in the United States.TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSX: FFI.UN) For the year ended December 31, 2019, Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Income Fund (the “Fund”) estimates that it will generate income of approximately $0.02 per unit in excess of its previously announced distributions for the year. As a result, the Fund is pleased to announce a special cash distribution of $0.02 per unit to unitholders of record at the close of business on December 31, 2019. The special cash distribution will be paid on or before January 15, 2020.
Special year-end distributions have been paid by the Fund in eight of the last nine years as income also exceeded regular annual distributions during those years. The Fund has paid out $17.17 per unit in cash distributions since inception through to November 30, 2019.Unitholders are reminded that the Fund offers a distribution reinvestment plan (“DRIP”) which provides unitholders with the ability to automatically reinvest distributions and realize the benefits of compound growth of their investment. Unitholders can enroll in a DRIP program by contacting their investment advisor.About Brompton Funds
Founded in 2000, Brompton is an experienced investment fund manager with approximately $2 billion in assets under management. Brompton’s investment solutions include TSX traded closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds. For further information, please contact your investment advisor, call Brompton’s investor relations line at 416-642-6000 (toll-free at 1-866-642-6001), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.bromptongroup.com. You will usually pay brokerage fees to your dealer if you purchase or sell units of the investment fund on the Toronto Stock Exchange or other alternative Canadian trading system (an “exchange”). If the units are purchased or sold on an exchange, investors may pay more than the current net asset value when buying units of the investment fund and may receive less than the current net asset value when selling them.There are ongoing fees and expenses associated with owning units of an investment fund. An investment fund must prepare disclosure documents that contain key information about the Fund. You can find more detailed information about the Fund in the public filings available at www.sedar.com. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this press release and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the Fund, to the future outlook of the Fund and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Fund. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by terms such as “may”, “will”, “should”, “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “intend”, “estimate”, “predict”, “potential”, “continue” or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and we assume no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.