An entity is exempt from the early warning requirements and the obligation to report under Part 4 in respect of securities owned by the entity in its capacity as underwriter or securities into which those securities are convertible, or exerciseable or exchangeable, during the underwriting period, if
(a) the entity is engaged in the business of an underwriter of securities; and
(b) the entity or the issuer of the securities has issued and filed a news release that
(i) announces the proposed underwriting, and
(ii) identifies the reporting issuer and the designation and number or principal amount of the securities underwritten.