APMEX Physical – 1 oz. Gold Redeemable Trust Files Registration Statement and Preliminary Prospectus
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. – May 22, 2012 – APMEX Precious Metals Management Services, Inc. today announced that APMEX Physical – 1 oz. Gold Redeemable Trust (the “Trust”) has filed a registration statement in the United States and a preliminary prospectus in Canada. The Trust will be managed by APMEX Precious Metals Management Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of APMEX, Inc. The Trust expects to invest in and hold substantially all of its assets in 1 oz. American Gold Eagle bullion coins and 1 oz. Canadian Gold Maple Leaf bullion coins.
The APMEX Physical – 1 oz. Gold Redeemable Trust intends to provide investors with access to the gold market while providing the liquidity of an exchange-traded security. A feature of the Trust is the option for the owner to redeem a minimum interest in the Trust of US$10,000 for a proportionate share of the gold coin assets of the Trust.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. A preliminary prospectus has been filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective in the United States for sales in the United States, or a receipt has been issued for the final prospectus in Canada for sales in Canada.
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is acting as Global Coordinator and U.S. Bookrunning Manager; Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. is acting as Co-Bookrunning Manager; and Lazard Capital Markets LLC is acting as Co-Lead Manager for this offering in the United States. A syndicate of Canadian dealers led by BMO Capital Markets and Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc., and including Scotiabank, Desjardins Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd., Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., Mackie Research Capital Corporation and Manulife Securities Incorporated, will act as the underwriters in Canada.
Interested parties may obtain copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the United States offering from:
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated
Attention: Prospectus Department
One South Street, 15th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Interested parties may obtain copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the Canadian offering from:
BMO Capital Markets
C/O: The Data Group of Companies
Attention: Des Raposo
80 Ambassador Drive
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2Y9