CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2013) -
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES.
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW.
Alaris Royalty Corp. ("Alaris" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that the S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services (the "S&P") will be adding shares of Alaris (TSX:AD) to both the S&PTSX Composite Index and the S&PTSX Composite Dividend Index (collectively the "Indices") effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 20, 2013. The S&P made the announcement on September 13, 2013, following its Quarterly Review of the S&PTSX Composite Index. Alaris is pleased to have achieved the metrics needed to qualify for inclusion in these Canadian Indices.
The Corporation provides alternative financing to a diversified group of Private Company Partners in exchange for royalties or distributions from the Private Company Partners, with the principal objective of generating stable and predictable cash flows for dividend payments to its shareholders. Royalties or distributions to Alaris from the Private Company Partners are structured as a percentage of a "top line" financial performance measure such as gross margin, same clinic sales, gross revenues and same-store sales and rank in priority to the owners' common equity position.
U.S. Investor Disclosure
The securities of Alaris' parent company, Alaris Royalty Corp., have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the "US Investment Company Act") and Alaris Royalty Corp. is relying on the exemption from registration under the US Investment Company Act provided by Section 3(c)(7) of that Act. As such, securities of Alaris Royalty Corp., and any beneficial interest therein, may not be purchased, offered, sold, pledged, or otherwise transferred except in accordance with specific restrictions necessary to comply with that exemption. Specifically, securities of Alaris Royalty Corp. must not be offered, purchased, sold or otherwise transferred or pledged, directly or indirectly, in the United States or to U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended). In addition, beneficial owners of the securities of Alaris Royalty Corp. must be restricted to persons that: (a) are located outside the United States and that are not U.S. persons, or (b) are Qualified Purchasers as defined in Section 2(a)(51)(A) of the US Investment Company Act that provide certain certifications confirming that status; and (c) in either case, are not plans that are "employee benefit plans" (within the meaning of Section 3(3)) of the U.S. Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA") that are subject to Part 4 of Subtitle B of Title 1 of ERISA, or plans, individual retirement accounts or other arrangements that are subject to Section 4975 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or any other state, local, non-U.S. or other laws or regulations that would have the same effect as the regulations promulgated under ERISA.
Vice President, Investments and Investor Relations
Alaris Royalty Corp.
Suite 232, 2031 33rd Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2T 1Z5