|By Marketwired .||
|February 18, 2014 04:24 PM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/14 -- (TSX: LCS)(TSX: LCS.PR.A) - At a special meeting of preferred and class A shareholders ("Shareholders") of Brompton Lifeco Split Corp. ("LCS") held today, shareholders approved a special resolution to extend the term of LCS for approximately 5 years to April 29, 2019 and thereafter for successive terms of up to 5 years as determined by the LCS board of directors. Holders of Class A Shares voted approximately 99% in favour of the extension and holders of Preferred Shares voted approximately 97% in favour of the extension. The extension allows Shareholders to continue their investment in LCS' portfolio of common shares of four Canadian life insurance companies (Great-West Lifeco Inc., Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation and Sun Life Financial Inc.). Shareholders will continue to have monthly and annual retraction rights.
In addition to the daily liquidity provided by the TSX listings, shareholders who do not wish to continue their investment may redeem either their preferred shares or class A shares on April 30, 2014 and each extension of the term thereafter on the same terms that currently exist. Further details are available in the management information circular dated January 15, 2014.
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