CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 25, 2016) – FCF Capital Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FCF) (the “Corporation” or “FCF Capital”) is pleased to announce James Bell has been appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Corporation. Mr. Bell is a corporate and securities lawyer with over 15 years of experience. Mr. Bell has served as General Counsel for Olympia Financial Group Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Olympia Trust Company (a non-deposit taking trust company) for the last six years and was a partner of an international law firm prior thereto. In addition, Mr. Bell serves as a director of Paramount Resources Ltd. (a publicly traded energy company listed on the TSX). Mr. Bell graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1999. He successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course and the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Qualifying Course in 2014.
Mr. Bell has been an independent director of the Corporation since February 23, 2016, but will now be considered a non-independent board member as a result of his joining the Corporation’s executive team. The Corporation continues to have a majority of its Board of Directors as independent as Messrs. Ward, McRae, Lacavera and Gratton are each independent (with only Messrs. Reid and Bell being non-independent directors).
About FCF Capital Inc.
FCF Capital is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange as an Investment Issuer (Tier 1) and employs a passive and permanent investment approach. The Corporation has developed a business plan to create long term value for its shareholders and investee entities by pursuing the acquisition of majority equity interests in cash flow positive middle-market private companies that have proven, successful management teams that continue to be driven to grow the underlying business.
The Corporation’s Class A common shares (“Common Shares”) are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “FCF”.
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