Evergreen Investor Qualification
Access to Confidential Information
You have indicated an interest in participating in Bonnefield Canadian Farmland Evergreen LP (“Evergreen LP”). Before we can share with you confidential information relating to Evergreen LP, securities regulations, tax law and farmland ownership restrictions in certain Canadian provinces require that investors meet certain eligibility criteria, including:
1) Each investor must be an “accredited investor” as such term is defined in National Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions (“NI 45-106”) or Section 73.3 of the Securities Act (Ontario), as applicable.
2) Each investor must be an individual or entity that is not considered a non-resident of Canada for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and who is either a Qualified Individual or a Qualified Canadian Entity, where: a) a “Qualified Individual” means a natural person who is (i) a citizen of Canada; or (ii) a permanent resident of Canada (within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada)) who maintains a full-time presence in Canada for 183 days per year and maintains and occupies, at his or her principal residence, a habitable dwelling in Canada throughout the year; and b) a “Qualified Canadian Entity” means (i) a corporation (incorporated under the laws of Canada or of a province of Canada), partnership, syndicate, joint venture, cooperative or association all the shares or interests of which are legally and beneficially owned and all the memberships are held by Qualified Individuals, or (ii) the trustee or trustees of a trust that is a Family Trust, or of another trust (other than a pension plan) having a trust instrument that lists ten (10) or fewer individuals as beneficiaries, and in either case, all the beneficiaries of which are Qualified Individuals, but does not include an entity which has shares listed on a stock exchange. For the purposes of the foregoing, “Family Trust” means either a testamentary trust or an inter vivos trust in which no beneficial interest was acquired for consideration payable either to the trust, or to a person who contributed to the trust and in which each of the beneficiaries of such trust are related by marriage (including common-law partnerships), adoption or blood. If you meet the above criteria and are capable of investing a minimum of $250,000 in Evergreen LP, please complete the following form. Upon completion, you will be directed to the Information Memorandum, Limited Partnership Agreement and Subscription Agreement.