TORONTO, December 21, 2011 — Kensington Capital Advisors Inc. is pleased to announce an investment of $2,455,790 by the Kensington Global Private Equity Fund in Blue Ant Media. Blue Ant Media is a newly established, privately held Canadian media company led by media veteran Michael MacMillan. It is a majority shareholder of GlassBOX Television and has a minority interest in Quarto Communications, and has entered into an agreement to acquire Canadian broadcaster High Fidelity HDTV.
The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund offers individual investors a diversified portfolio of world-class private equity investments, including hard-to-access private equity funds and direct investments in private companies. Traditionally, investments in private equity have only been available to investors who could meet very high minimum investment thresholds. The Kensington Global Private Equity Fund was established to make these investment opportunities available to the broader investing public.
Kensington, founded in 1996 is a leading Canadian investor in alternative investments. Kensington is best known for its private equity investment programs, having committed over $550 million since 2002, and is also an active investor in infrastructure assets. Institutional investors such as pension funds and professional asset managers, as well as high net-worth individuals and retail investors, hold Kensington funds. For more information on Kensington and current offerings, please visit www.kcpl.ca.
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