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North American Financial 15 Split Corp. Completes Overnight Offering of $62,888,100

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A high quality portfolio consisting of 15 North American Financial Services Companies

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- North American Financial 15 Split Corp. (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has completed the overnight offering of 3,363,000 Preferred Shares and 3,363,000 Class A Shares of the Company.  Total gross proceeds of the offering were $62.9 million, bringing the Company's net assets to approximately $325.9 million.  The shares will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the existing symbols of FFN.PR.A (Preferred Shares) and FFN (Class A Shares).

The Preferred Shares were offered at a price of $9.90 per Preferred Share to yield 5.6% and the Class A Shares were offered at a price of $8.80 per Class A Share to yield 13.6%. 

The offering was co-led by National Bank Financial Inc., CIBC, Scotia Capital Inc., RBC Capital Markets and also included TD Securities Inc., BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity Corp., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., Echelon Wealth Partners, GMP Securities L.P., Raymond James, Desjardins Securities Inc., Mackie Research Capital Corporation and Manulife Securities Incorporated.

The net proceeds of the offering will be used by the Company to invest in an actively managed, high quality portfolio consisting of 15 financial services companies made up of Canadian and U.S. issuers as follows: 

     
Bank of Montreal National Bank of Canada Bank of America Corp.
The Bank of Nova Scotia Manulife Financial Corporation Citigroup Inc.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Sun Life Financial Services of Canada Inc. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Royal Bank of Canada Great-West Lifeco Inc. JP Morgan Chase & Co.
The Toronto-Dominion Bank CI Financial Corp. Wells Fargo & Co.
     

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Investors should read the prospectus supplement to the Company's short form base shelf prospectus dated June 1, 2018 before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Please read the Company's publically filed documents which are available at www.sedar.com.

For further information, please contact North American Financial 15 Split Corp. Investor Relations at
416-304-4443 Toll free at 1-877-4-Quadra (1-877-478-2372) or visit www.financial15.com

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