Securities Law & Instruments

Headnote

Clause 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act – application by manager for approval to act as trustee of pooled funds and future pooled funds to be established and managed by the applicant and offered pursuant to a prospectus exemption(s).

Statutes Cited

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

November 28, 2014

Stikeman Elliott LLP
5300 Commerce Court West
199 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5L 1B9

Attention: Nick Badeen

Dear Sirs/Mesdames:

Re:         RCM Partners Inc. (the “Applicant”)

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

Application No. 2014/0583

Further to your application dated July 16, 2014 (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 RCM Value Opportunities Trust and any other future mutual fund trusts that the Applicant may establish and manage from time to time, the securities of which will be offered pursuant to prospectus exemptions, 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 a qualified 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 paragraph 213(3)(b) of the Loan and Trust Corporations Act (Ontario), the Commission approves the proposal that the Applicant act as trustee of RCM Value Opportunities 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,

“James E. A. Turner”
Vice-Chair,
Ontario Securities Commission

“Judith N. Robertson”
Commissioner,
Ontario Securities Commission