December 31, 2010
The Wingate Technology Performance Fund increased +16.7% in C$ and 22.8% in US$ over 2010. Measured in C$, Wingate's +16.7% increase beat the C$ NASDAQ which was up +10.6%. Our C$ performance also exceeded the resource heavy SPX/TSX, which was up +14.4% for the year. In US$, our 22.8% increase eclipsed both the technology heavy NASDAQ +16.9% and the S&P 500 +12.8%.
December 14, 2010
Wingate arranged for the purchase of 750,000 common shares of Juno Special Situations Corporation by way of a secondary transaction.
October 27, 2010
Wingate successfully completed a $1.5 million royalty arrangement for Royal Coal Corp, whereby Royal Coal Corp. will pay to the holders a royalty equal to US$1.50 for each ton of coal mined, until a cumulative $3 million in proceeds have been received. Thereafter, Royal Coal will pay US$0.60 for each ton of coal mined for life of the designated mines.
September 24, 2010
Wingate acted on behalf of a group of investors to acquire 1,700,000 equity units in Romex Mining Corporation.
August 23, 2010
Royal Coal Corp. completes the amalgamation with CDR Minerals Inc. and commences trading on the TSX Ventures, symbol RDA.
August 12, 2010
Wingate acted as agent with respect to a $4,685,000 million private placement involving Royal Coal Corp. (previously CDR Minerals) equity units comprising one common share and one full warrant priced at $0.20 per unit.
July 20, 2010
Synchronica, plc announces the acquisition of iseemedia. Synchronica has agreed to offer 4.03 Synchronica shares for each iseemedia shares, for a total consideration of $8.3 million. Both companies provide mobile messaging solutions to 44 mobile network operators, representing 853 million wireless subscribers. Concurrent with the takeover is a private placement of up to $7 million.
April 16, 2010
Wingate acted as agent with respect to a $1.8 million private placement of Oneworld Energy Inc. equity units priced at $0.50 per unit. Each equity unity comprised one common share plus one half common share purchase warrant.
March 24, 2010
Oneworld Energy Inc. engages Wingate to help secure a private placement as agent, totaling up to $5 million comprising equity units: one common share plus one half warrant priced at $0.50 per unit.
January 12, 2010
Wingate acted as agent with respect to a C$1.1 million private placement involving CDR Minerals Inc. equity units priced at C$0.50 per unit. Combined with an equity private placement arranged in 2009, Wingate has supported CDR Minerals efforts to date to raise in excess of $3.0 million.