Diversify Your Portfolio

As at November 17, 2017

SaskWorks Diversified (Class A - Series A) $19.0940 SaskWorks Resources (Class R - Series A) $11.2273

SaskWorks Diversified (Class A - Series F) $19.9745 SaskWorks Resources (Class R - Series F) $11.5800

Diversified Share Class

SaskWorks Venture Fund invests in carefully selected Saskatchewan-based companies with geographic and sectoral diversity. The Fund is well-balanced and includes debt instruments, equity and government-backed securities.

Key investment focuses are:

SaskWorks Diversified Class A – Share Portfolio

Financials

Energy

Industrials

Consumer Discretionary


Financials

$20,000,000


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Agco Ag Ventures is focused on the acquisition and rental of farmland in Saskatchewan. Agco's principals have identified farmland as a low-risk form of participation in the growing market of agricultural investments, a sector that is expected to benefit from such world fundamentals as growing population, declining arable land per capita, and increasing disposable income in developing countries.


Financials

$14,000,000


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Auctus Property Fund LP is an entity established by Deveraux Developments for the development of multi-family properties and will be re-structured for the long-term hold of a multi-family portfolio located in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Avalon Oil & Gas Ltd.

Energy

$8,396,000


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Avalon is an exploration and production company that is focused on heavy oil in the Lloydminster area.


Energy

$2,000,000


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Burgess Creek is a junior oil and natural gas exploration company that primarily focuses on lower risk conventional drilling prospects. The Burgess Creek management team has generated strong returns in two prior companies across a variety of commodity cycles. The company is looking to fund two concurrent acquisitions and provide capital for the start-up and growth of a South-Eastern Saskatchewan focused E&P company.


Energy

$6,000,000


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Karve Energy Inc. is an oil and gas exploration and production company that is focused on the Viking oil play in West Central Saskatchewan.

Logo - Caltex Resources

Energy

$16,279,000


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Caltex Resources engages in heavy oil and natural gas exploration in Western Canada. The company's management team created substantive value with its most-recent heavy oil iteration and will deploy a similar combination of strategic acquisitions and organic growth through economic and technically-robust plays. The Fund's investment in Caltex is a result of the company's acquisition of SaskWorks' investee TriWestern Energy Corp.

Community Electric Ltd. (CEL)

Industrials

$2,500,000


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Community Electric Ltd. (CEL) is an electrical contractor specializing in the design and installation of electrical systems for industrial, commercial and agricultural projects. Established in 1978 in Hague, SK, the company has since relocated its head office to Saskatoon, SK and has expanded into Alberta and Manitoba.

Crestline

Industrials

$443,000


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Based in Saskatoon, Crestline is Canada's leading manufacturer of ambulance chassis and specialty transit vehicles. SaskWorks Venture Fund led a multi-million dollar management buy-out that features the Canada Pension Plan, Canada's largest pension fund, as co-investor.

Logo - Chronos Resources LTD.

Energy

$4,774,000


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Chronos Resources Ltd. is an Oil & Gas exploration and development company that is focused in Southwest Saskatchewan. The company plans to take advantage of lower asset prices in the area to efficiently develop a large resource base.

Crusader Drilling Corp.

Energy

$2,963,000


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Crusader Drilling Corp. is a privately held drilling company that services the oil and gas market. Based in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, the company's core customer target group includes those oil and gas companies drilling Saskatchewan's Bakken formation.

Elgin Court

Financials

$1,195,000


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Elgin Developments Limited Partnership will coordinate the site development and construction of a condominium project on the former Elgin School property in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Working with a respected builder to produce high-quality units, Elgin's experienced management team will capitalize on Weyburn's near 0% vacancy rate and the development's desirable location to secure buyers.

Factory Optical

Consumer Discretionary

$206,000


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Factory Optical is a retail optical dispensary chain with locations in both Saskatchewan and Alberta. Its lens surfacing laboratories and wholesale discounts enable it to dispense 2 designer products for the price of one.

Logo - Fire Sky Energy Inc.

Energy

$16,646,000


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Firesky Energy Inc. is a Southeast Saskatchewan focused oil and gas exploration and development company.

Logo - Hi-Tec Profiles Inc.

Industrials

$8,101,000


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Hi-Tec Profiles Inc. is a Regina-based steel-processing company (Laser/Torch/Plasma Cutting & Forming) that services agricultural and industrial equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1995, Hi-Tec is a fundamental step in the production of large agricultural implements, equipment used in potash mines and steel mills, electrical transformers, as well as numerous miscellaneous items.

Hospitality Network

Consumer Discretionary

$13,650,000


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Hospitality Network provides patient television, telephone and Internet rental services to hospitals and seniors' care homes across Canada. Headquartered in Regina, the company has established itself as the industry leader, demonstrating sector expertise and maintaining long-standing client relationships.

Logo - Innovative Residential

Financials

$1,500,000


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Innovative Residential Inc. is a real estate development company based in Saskatoon. The company specializes in developing affordable properties.


Financials

$6,000,000


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Orange Tree Village is a housing development that boasts innovation from its design, intergenerational programming, and continuum of services. The concept is to bridge generations, share programming, provide affordable independent and supportive housing options and provide an option for short stay respite services.

Logo - Kensington Flats

Financials

$2,048,000


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Kensington Flats is the Fund's fourth development of affordable housing units in the Saskatoon area with the same experienced management team. Kensington Flats is a 63-unit affordable housing development in the Kensington subdivision of Saskatoon

Lazar Equipment LTD.

Industrials

$1,111,000


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Lazar is an agricultural, yard maintenance and light construction equipment dealership located in Meadow Lake. Founded in 1955, the company has grown from a General Motors Dealership to Western Canada's largest New Holland single-store hay equipment dealer.

Moody's Equipment

Industrials

$12,934,000


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Moody's Equipment Partnership operates full-service agriculture and construction equipment dealerships under the New Holland banner. With eight locations in Saskatchewan and Alberta, Moody's benefits from economies of scale and efficiencies achieved through the use of integrated inventory and parts management systems.

Logo - Parkside Townhomes

Financials

$1,963,000


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The Parkside investment forms part of a $16.4 million financing program for the development and construction of 80 townhouse rental units in the Evergreen subdivision of Saskatoon with Innovative Residential Inc. as the developer. This is SaskWorks' third investment with the Innovative Residential group.

Pines PowerSports & Marine

Consumer Discretionary

$3,800,000


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Pines PowerSports & Marine is a full-service BRP dealership specializing in the sales and maintenance of outdoor recreational vehicles. SaskWorks' investment in the company allowed Pines' management team to purchase the business from its original owners.


Consumer Discretionary

$8,133,000


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Cannimed with its head office in Saskatoon and facilities in Canada and the U.S., is a biotechnology company dedicated to the principle of manufacturing pharmaceuticals derived from natural and transgenic plants grown in biosecure GMP production facilities.

Prairie Soil Services

Industrials

$7,149,000


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Prairie Soil Services provides a variety of value-added services to farming operations in the Yorkton/Canora area, working alongside producers to streamline their input purchases and establish efficiencies in accounting and seeding processes. Growth-oriented and targeting expansion across the province, Apex II's management team is confident in the company's robust business model and well-regarded principals.

Plains Environmental Inc.

Energy

$5,531,000


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Plains Environmental Inc. is involved in the treatment, processing and disposal of oilfield wastes. Plains' range of service, including both solid and liquid waste processing capabilities, represents a significant competitive advantage will allow for the company's future growth.


Financials

$422,000


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The Saskatchewan Entrepreneurial Fund is a source of investment capital for promising small businesses requiring $1 million or less in capital.


Energy

$2,484,000


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Spur Resources has oil and gas assets in Alberta and Saskatchewan and is well-regarded for its operating efficiencies. SaskWorks' investment will help finance the company's acquisition of assets in Western Saskatchewan and provide operating capital to allow for Spur's ongoing development.

Stampede Drilling Ltd.

Energy

$3,739,000


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Stampede Drilling is a newly-formed, Estevan-based oil and gas drilling company that serves Southern Saskatchewan with new, industry-leading rigs. Stampede's principals have extensive experience in the sector and valuable relationships with producers and crews throughout the province.

Logo - Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp.

Energy

$28,891,000


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Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp. is a midstream infrastructure company with operations focused in Saskatchewan and Alberta. SaskWorks' investment in Steel Reef represents entry into a new oil and gas services sub-sector, helping to reduce both portfolios' direct commodity exposure while providing a steady income stream.

StorageVault Canada Inc.

Consumer Discretionary

$15,317,000


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Regina-based StorageVault Canada Inc. owns and operates self-storage facilities that provide fixed-unit and portable storage solutions for residential or commercial use. The company has developed a growth strategy that supports continued acquisition and consolidation of self-storage facilities and the roll-in and operation of the StorageVault-owned PUPS (Portable Unit Portable Storage) franchise at those locations.

The common shares of StorageVault are listed on the TSX Venture under the symbol SVI.


Energy

$8,703,000


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Energy

$4,830,000


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SaskWorks co-led a syndicate of subordinated debt providers which has committed $40 million as part of the $130 million/150 million litre Terra Grain Fuels ethanol project. Located at Belle Plaine, Terra Grain is capitalizing on the fast-growing bio-fuels market and will be the largest wheat based ethanol plant in Canada, consuming over 15 million bushels of Saskatchewan feed wheat each year.


Financials

$2,398,000


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Urban Height is a real-estate development led by Innovative Residential located in Saskatoon.

Logo - Villanova Oil Corp

Energy

$4,807,000


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Villanova 4 Oil Corp. is a light/medium oil-weighted production company with operations focused in Southeast Saskatchewan. This is the seventh high-growth exploration and production company to be owned and operated by the same dynamic management team.

Visima Holdings Inc.

Consumer Discretionary

$2,111,000


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Visima Holdings Inc., part of the Factory Optical Group of companies, focuses on acquisitions, franchising and new store development, through a vertically integrated business model. Based out of Saskatchewan, the Company's operations extend through Western Canada with the United States representing a further growth destination.

Visima Holdings Inc. II

Consumer Discretionary

$1,348,000


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Visima II Holdings Inc., part of the Factory Optical Group of companies, focuses on acquisitions, franchising and new store development, through a vertically integrated business model. Based out of Saskatchewan, the Company's operations extend through Western Canada with the United States representing a further growth destination.

Westcon Equipment & Rentals Ltd.

Industrials

$1,065,000


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SaskWorks Venture Fund led a syndicated multi-million dollar transaction to complete the repurchase of a successful rental equipment company by the management team that originally built the business. Locations include Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Brandon.


Consumer Discretionary

$289,000


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IM Wireless Communications Ltd., a SaskTel authorized dealer, is the parent company of The Wireless Age and Wireless Source, providing cellular and telecommunications solutions, products and services in Regina, Saskatoon and across Canada.


Energy

$3,347,000


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Turnstone Energy is an oil and gas producer operating in Southeast and Southwest Saskatchewan, led by the former management team of Flagstone Energy and Capstone Energy. The management team has generated strong returns in previous companies by allocating capital efficiently and targeting shallow oil plays.

255 2nd Avenue North Properties Ltd.


Financials

$4,700,000


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255 2nd Ave. North Properties Ltd. is a newly-formed entity created for the sole purpose of purchasing the property at 255 2nd Avenue North in Saskatoon with the development company, Mitchell Developments Ltd.

Yorkterra Development LP


Financials

$225,000


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Yorkterra is a real estate development project in Yorkton SK.

HL Carriage Homes LP


Financials

$800,000


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HL Carriage Homes is a real estate development lead by Deveraux in Regina. The first of its kind, this project is designed to increase the amount of rental units in Regina through the use of carriage homes.

2310 Millar Ave. Properties Ltd.


Financials

$1,900,000


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2310 Millar Ave. is a real estate development that the fund has entered into in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Foundation Developments


Financials

$5,494,000


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SaskWorks purchased five commercial buildings located in Regina, consisting of 175,442 square feet of office space, with all but one of them located downtown. The buildings have a low vacancy rate and are secured with long-term leases by high quality tenants.

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