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Redwood Asset Management Inc. and Aston Hill Asset Management Inc. Announce that the Change of Manager of Redwood Income Strategies Class and the Related Merger with Aston Hill Growth & Income Fund Have Been Approved

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Redwood Asset Management Inc. ("Redwood") and Aston Hill Asset Management Inc. ("Aston Hill") are pleased to announce the results of the meeting of securityholders (the "Meeting") of the Redwood Income Strategies Class (the "Fund") held on March 28, 2014. The Fund represents a class of shares of Ark Mutual Funds Ltd. ("Ark Ltd").

At the Meeting, securityholders of the Fund approved the previously announced proposed change of manager of the Fund from Redwood to Aston Hill (the "Change of Manager"). The Change of Manager is expected to become effective on or about April 15, 2014.

Securityholders of the Fund also approved the previously announced transaction pursuant to which, and subsequent to the completion of the Change of Manager, the Fund will be merged into Aston Hill Growth & Income Fund (the "Continuing Fund"). As a result of the Merger, the securityholders of the Fund will become securityholders of the Continuing Fund (the "Merger"). The Continuing Fund is a retail mutual fund structured as a trust and managed by Aston Hill. The Merger is anticipated to benefit securityholders of the Fund for a variety of reasons, including, as a result of the Merger, an expected reduction in applicable fees. It is anticipated that the Merger will be effective after the close of business on or about April 15, 2014. Aston Hill is the portfolio manager of the Fund and will remain as the portfolio manager for the Continuing Fund.

Aston Hill is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aston Hill Financial Inc. (TSX: AHF). Aston Hill Financial Inc. is a diversified asset management company with a suite of retail mutual funds, closed end funds, private equity funds, hedge funds and segregated institutional funds. Aston Hill Financial Inc. has offices in Calgary, Toronto and Halifax.

This press release is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy the securities referred to herein. This press release is not for dissemination in the United States or for distribution to U.S. news wire services.

This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements". The statements that are not historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Aston Hill Asset Management Inc.

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