Exemption from the requirement to attach a copy of the limited partnership agreement to both the preliminary and final prospectus -- Inclusion of the limited partnership agreement in the prospectus of the fund will not provide any additional disclosure to investors that would not already be publicly available on SEDAR -- section 15.1 of Ontario Securities Commission Rule 41-501 General Prospectus Requirements and item 27.2 of Form 41-501F1 -- Information Required in a Prospectus.
Applicable Legislative Provisions
OSC Rule 41-501 General Prospectus Requirements, s. 15.1.
Form 41-501F1 Information Required in a Prospectus, item 27.2.
February 22, 2007
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Attention: Robert Galea
Augen Limited Partnership 2007 (the "Partnership")
Exemptive Relief Application under Part 15 of OSC Rule 41-501 General Prospectus Requirements ("Rule 41-501")
Application No. 2007/0141, SEDAR Project No. 1047351
By letter dated February 1, 2007 (the "Application"), the Partnership applied to the Director of the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Director") pursuant to section 15.1 of Rule 41-501 for relief from the operation of item 27.2 of Form 41-501F1 which requires that an issuer attach a copy of the limited partnership agreement to both its preliminary and final prospectus.
This letter confirms that, based on the information and representations made in the Application, and for the purposes described in the Application, the Director intends to grant the requested exemption to be evidenced by the issuance of a receipt for the Partnership's prospectus, subject to the following conditions:
1. the final prospectus will include a summary of all material provisions of the limited partnership agreement; and
2. the final prospectus will advise investors and potential investors of the various means by which they can obtain copies of the limited partnership agreement, which will include:
a. inspection during normal business hours at the Partnership's principal place of business;
b. from SEDAR;
c. upon written request to the General Partner; and
d. from the website of Augen Capital Corp.
Yours very truly,