AIC Limited

AIC Limited

September 24, 2009 17:41 ET

AIC Limited: Report of Voting Results From Securityholder Meetings

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2009) - AIC Limited today announced the results of securityholder meetings of the following investment funds held September 23, 2009:



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AIC Advantage Fund
AIC Global Balanced Fund
AIC Advantage Fund II
AIC Dividend Income Fund
AIC American Advantage Fund
AIC Preferred Income Fund
AIC Global Advantage Fund
AIC Global Premium Dividend Income Fund
AIC Diversified Canada Fund
AIC Global Fixed Income Fund
AIC Canadian Equity Fund
AIC Bond Fund
AIC Value Fund
AIC Global Bond Fund
AIC American Small to Mid Cap Fund
AIC Money Market Fund
AIC Canadian Focused Fund
AIC U.S. Money Market Fund
AIC American Focused Fund
Value Leaders Income Portfolio
AIC Global Focused Fund
Value Leaders Balanced Income Portfolio
AIC Global Real Estate Fund
Value Leaders Balanced Growth Portfolio
AIC Global Wealth Management Fund
Value Leaders Growth Portfolio
Brookfield Redding Global Infrastructure Fund
Value Leaders Maximum Growth Portfolio
AIC Canadian Balanced Fund
Copernican International Dividend Income Fund
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(together, the "Open-End Trust Funds")

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AIC Advantage II Corporate Class
AIC Global Focused Corporate Class
AIC American Advantage Corporate Class
AIC Global Real Estate Corporate Class
AIC Global Advantage Corporate Class
Brookfield Redding Global Infrastructure Corporate Class
AIC Diversified Canada Corporate Class
AIC Canadian Balanced Corporate Class
AIC Value Corporate Class
AIC Global Premium Dividend Income Corporate Class
AIC Canadian Focused Corporate Class
AIC Total Yield Corporate Class
AIC American Focused Corporate Class
AIC Money Market Corporate Class
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(together the "Open-End Corporate Funds")

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Global Banks Premium Income Trust
International Financial Income and Growth Trust
Copernican British Banks Fund
Copernican World Banks Income and Growth Trust
Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust
European Premium Dividend Fund
Copernican International Premium Dividend Fund
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(together, the "Closed-End Trust Funds")

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AIC Global Financial Split Corp.
Copernican World Banks Split Inc.
Copernican International Financial Split Corp.
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(together, the "Closed-End Corporate Funds")


It was announced that securityholders of the Open-End Trust Funds and Open-End Corporate Funds had voted in favour of the previously announced change of manager and, as applicable trustee, of the Funds in connection with the sale of AIC Limited's Canadian retail investment fund business to Manulife Mutual Funds, a division of Elliot & Page Limited (the "Transaction").

It was announced that securityholders of the Closed-End Corporate Funds had voted in favour of the previously announced change of manager and investment manager of the Closed-End Corporate Funds in connection with the Transaction.

It was announced that securityholders of Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust had voted in favour of the previously announced change of manager, trustee and investment manager of Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust in connection with the Transaction.

It was announced that securityholders of the Closed-End Trust Funds, other than securityholders of Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust, had voted in favour of the termination of such Closed-End Trust Funds.

It is anticipated that the Transaction will be completed on or about September 25, 2009.

Contact Information

  • AIC Limited, Burlington ON
    Terri Oswald
    Director, Media Relations
    (905) 331-4242, ext. 4345 or 1-888-710-4242, ext. 4345
    toswald@aic.com
    www.aic.com