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Mark Surchin & Stephen Pincus to speak at Income Trust Summit


Lawyer Stephen Pincus, Mark Surchin
Area REITs and Income Securities


January 23, 2006
10:45 am:  Understanding the Process For Income Trust Valuations and Key Financing Terms

Speaker: Mark Surchin, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • What are the criteria for valuing income trusts in today’s markets?
  • What drives the valuations higher?
  • Understanding payout ratios and valuation
  • Examining investors views on leverage
  • How do senior credit issues impact the IPO?
  • What are the exit strategies?

January 24, 2006 
9:30 am:  Keeping Fully Current with Emerging Governance Issues

Speaker: Stephen Pincus, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Comparing governance of income trusts to governance of public corporations
  • How does the structure of an income trust impact governance?
  • Ensuring income trust boards are properly structured, effective and functional
  • Should income trusts have governing legislation like corporations?
  • How widespread are external management contracts and how do they affect governance?

Canadian Institute's 5th National Summit on Income Trusts
January 23 - 24, 2006

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