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Bonnefield Financial Announces Year-End Results for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2013) -  Bonnefield Financial, Canada''s only national farmland investment manager, today announced financial results for Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I for the year ended December 31, 2012.

Highlights include:

  • 20.24 per cent return for investors, inclusive of cash distributions
  • cash distributions of 5.0 per cent per annum
  • 37.06 per cent cumulative return since inception (April 2010)

Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I is 100 per cent Canadian owned. It currently holds a portfolio of more than 15,000 title acres of farmland located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario and generates a return for investors through a combination of lease income and capital gains. Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I is now closed to new investment and completed its farmland acquisition program in early 2012.

In January 2013, Bonnefield announced the closing of its second farmland partnership, Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP II, which is currently deploying capital and providing land lease financing to farmers across Canada.

For more information:

Bonnefield: www.bonnefield.com

Bonnefield Canadian Farmland LP I fact sheet:

About Bonnefield

Bonnefield is Canada''s first national farmland management and investment company that protects the integrity of farmland while increasing its long-term value. We work with Canadian farm operators to help them diversify their assets and grow without debt while promoting good farming practices and wise business choices. We provide individuals and institutions with the means to invest in and hold farmland for long-term capital appreciation and income. Bonnefield is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with offices in Toronto.

* Historical performance may not be indicative of future results.