CMP 2003 Resource Completes IPO

CMP 2003 Resource Limited Partnership completed, on closings April 4 and April 29, 2003, an initial public offering of limited partnership units, raising gross proceeds of $68 million. Dundee Securities Corporation and Scotia Capital Inc. co-led the offering, with a syndicate that included CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., TD Securities Inc., First Associates Investments Inc., Raymond James Ltd. and Wellington West Capital Inc.

Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP acted for CMP 2003, with a team that included Elizabeth Breen, Henry Harris, Leslie Gord, D’Arcy Doherty and Angela Nikolakakos (securities/corporate), Gloria Geddes (tax) and Hilda Wong (banking) in Toronto, Léonard Serafini in Montreal, Jeffrey Dyck and Alan Rautenberg in Calgary and Rod McKeen, Irene Stewart and Brett Kagetsu in Vancouver. Frank Davis and Corina Zatreanu (securities/corporate) and Brian Carr (tax) of Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP acted for the agents.