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New Generation Biotech (Equity) Fund Inc. Shareholders Approve Sale of Assets to Covington Fund II Inc.

August 25, 2011

Covington Capital Corporation (“Covington”) announced today that as part of the New Generation Biotech (Equity) Fund Inc’s (“NGBE”) special meeting, shareholders of NGBE approved the sale of all of its assets to Covington Fund II Inc. (“Covington Fund II”) in exchange for Class A shares of Covington Fund II Also today, VenGrowth Asset Management Inc.

Covington Capital Corporation Announces $5 Million Toward The VenGrowth Transaction

November 19, 2010

Covington Capital Corporation (“Covington”) announced today that it has agreed to pay $5 million toward termination costs associated with the acquisition of the five VenGrowth Funds.

In addition to Covington’s $5 million, it will still honour the lower management fee structure that it negotiated with the Board of Directors of the VenGrowth Funds and outlined in the Information Circular.

Covington Capital Corporation Announces Proposed Acquisition of VenGrowth Investment Funds and New Generation Biotech (Equity) Fund Inc. by Covington Fund II Inc.

October 12, 2010

Covington Capital Corporation (“Covington”) announced today that Covington Fund II Inc. has entered into a Definitive Purchase Agreement with VenGrowth Investment Fund Inc., The VenGrowth II Investment Fund Inc., The VenGrowth III Investment Fund Inc, The VenGrowth Advanced Life Sciences Fund Inc., and The VenGrowth Traditional Industries Fund Inc. (collectively the “VenGrowth Funds”) and the New Generation Biotech (Equity) Fund Inc. (“NGBE”), whereby Covington Fund II Inc.

Covington Capital Corporation Announces Proposed Acquisition of New Generation Biotech (Equity) Fund Inc. by Covington Fund II Inc. & Suspension of Redemptions of New Generation Biotech (Equity) Fund Inc.

October 12, 2010

Covington Capital Corporation (“Covington”) announced today that Covington Fund II Inc. (“Covington Fund II”) has entered into a Definitive Purchase Agreement with the New Generation Biotech (Equity) Fund Inc. (“NGBE”), whereby Covington Fund II Inc. will acquire all of the assets of the NGBE Fund in exchange for Class A shares of Covington Fund II to be distributed to NGBE shareholders. Effective Tuesday October 12, 2010, NGBE will suspend redemptions on the Fund. Covington Fund II will offer its current NGBE shareholders restricted redemption rights following the transaction.

Covington Strategic Capital Fund Completes Second Portfolio Exit of 2008

January 12, 2009

Covington Capital Corporation (“Covington”) is pleased to announce that its technology focused fund – Covington Strategic Capital Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) completed its second portfolio exit of calendar 2008. The Fund, launched in 2003, has provided investors with positive annual performance figures since inception and has become one of the most notable performers in the retail venture capital fund asset class as well as within the mutual fund domain.

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