Securities Law & Instruments

Headnote

Clause 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act -- application by manager, with no prior track record acting as trustee, for approval to act as trustee of pooled funds and future pooled funds to be managed by the applicant and offered pursuant to a prospectus exemption.

Statutes Cited

Loan and Trust Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L.25, as am., s. 213(3)(b).

December 21, 2012

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Scotia Plaza, 40 King St. W.
Toronto, ON M5H 3Y4

Attention: Sarah K. Gardiner

Dear Sirs/Medames:

Re:

Blair Franklin Asset Management Inc. (the "Applicant")

 

 

Application pursuant to clause 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act (Ontario) for approval to act as trustee

 

 

Application No. 2012/0677

Further to your application dated October 22, 2012 (the "Application") filed on behalf of the Applicant, and based on the facts set out in the Application and the representation by the Applicant that the assets of Blair Franklin Global Credit Fund Trust and Blair Franklin Global Rates Fund Trust and any other future mutual fund trusts that the Applicant may establish and manage from time to time, will be held in the custody of a trust company incorporated and licensed or registered under the laws of Canada or a jurisdiction, or a bank listed in Schedule I, II or III of the Bank Act (Canada), or an affiliate of such bank or trust company, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") makes the following order:

Pursuant to the authority conferred on the Commission in clause 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act (Ontario), the Commission approves the proposal that the Applicant act as trustee of Blair Franklin Global Credit Fund Trust and Blair Franklin Global Rates Fund Trust and any other future mutual fund trusts which may be established and managed by the Applicant from time to time, the securities of which will be offered pursuant to prospectus exemptions.

Yours truly,

"Christopher Portner"
 
"Judith Robertson"