May 31, 2016


TORONTO, ONTARIO – Fountain Asset Corp. (“Fountain Asset”) (TSX Venture Exchange “FA”) announces its financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2016.


Highlights



  • Three month revenue of $0.3 million compared to $0.4 million in 2015;

  • Break-even first quarter compared to net income of $0.1 million in 2015;

  • Portfolio of publicly traded companies increased to $5.5 million compared to $5.2 million at year end;

  • Total assets of $12.9 million at the end of the quarter;


Management’s First Quarter Comments


For the quarter ended March 31, 2016, the Company reported net income of $17,561, or $0.00 per share compared to a net income of $190,555, or $0.00 per share in the prior year. Total assets as at March 31, 2016 were $12.9 million compared to $12.9 million as at December 31, 2015.  The Company’s portfolio of public companies increased to $5.5 million at quarter end compared to $5.2 million at year end.


“Within the quarter we saw our portfolio of public companies make a positive rebound from the end of 2015.  We continue to be excited about the prospects for our public company portfolio and our roster of private investee companies continue to provide steady monthly cash flows for Fountain.” said Jason Ewart, CEO of Fountain.


A full set of unaudited financial statements and related notes have been filed on SEDAR.


About Fountain Asset Corp.


Fountain Asset Corp. is a merchant bank which provides equity financing, bridge loan services (asset back/collateralized financing) and strategic financial consulting services to companies across many industries such as oil & gas, mining, real estate, manufacturing, retail, financial services, technology and biotechnology. For further information, please contact Jason G. Ewart at (416) 488-7760 or visit Fountain Asset Corp.’s website at www.fountainassetcorp.com .


Forward-Looking Information


These materials include certain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Other than statement of historical fact, all statements in this material, including, without limitation, statements regarding fair values of marketable securities, investments, bridge loans, convertible debentures, estimated asset retirement obligations, and future plans and objectives of the Company, are forward-looking statements that involve various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date of these materials. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s expectations include, without limitation, the level of bridge loans completed, the nature and credit quality of the collateral security, the sufficiency of cost estimates for remaining reclamation obligations as well as those factors discussed in the Company’s documents filed from time to time with the TSX Venture Exchange, Canadian securities regulators and other regulatory authorities. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice.


Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.