Fronsac Capital Inc. to Become Fronsac REIT

Fronsac Capital Inc. (Fronsac)  announced that the corporation's conversion into a real estate investment trust has been set to close on July 1, 2011. Consequently, the units of the REIT will begin trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on or around July 4, 2011, under the ticker GAZ.UN, subject to final approval of the TSX.

The conversion into a REIT, made by plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act, has been approved by the shareholders of Fronsac during the annual and special meeting held May 26, 2011 and was ratified by final order issued by the Superior Court of Quebec June 22, 2011.

Upon closing, shareholders of Fronsac will receive one REIT unit for each common share held in Fronsac. Shares of Fronsac shall be de-listed from the TSX and the real estate portfolio of Fronsac will be owned by the REIT. All current officers and directors of Fronsac will remain members of the management team and board of trustees of the REIT.

It should be noted that the REIT has adopted a stock option plan similar to that of Fronsac. Stock option and share purchase warrant holders of Fronsac will receive, for every such option or warrant, one unit option or unit purchase warrant of the REIT, at the same and term, and under the same conditions as the option or warrant issued by Fronsac initially.

About Fronsac Real Estate Investment Trust and Fronsac Capital Inc.

Fronsac Real Estate Investment Trust is an open-ended trust which will, upon closing of the above-mentioned conversion, hold Fronsac Capital Inc.'s real estate portfolio and continue its growth strategy.

Fronsac is a Canadian corporation listed on the TSX Venture Exchange engaged in the commercial real estate business. Fronsac currently holds two properties, one bordering highway 20 in Mont St-Hilaire (Quebec) including a McDonald's restaurant, a convenience store and Ultramar gas station, the other located in St-Jean-sur-le-Richelieu (Quebec) bordering highway 35 including a convenience store, a Shell gas station and car wash. These two properties are the main assets of Fronsac.

Fronsac is always on the lookout for real estate properties which, ideally, offer a combination of gas station, convenience store and fast food services. 

on June 23, 2011