AIC Limited

AIC Limited
Copernican Capital Corp.

Copernican Capital Corp.
AIC Diversified Canada Split Corp.
TSX : ADC

AIC Diversified Canada Split Corp.
AIC Global Financial Split Corp.
TSX : ASC

AIC Global Financial Split Corp.
Global Banks Premium Income Trust
TSX : GBP.UN

International Financial Income and Growth Trust
TSX : FIT.UN

Copernican World Banks Income and Growth Trust
TSX : CBK.UN

Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust
TSX : CIW.UN

Copernican World Banks Split Inc.
TSX : CBW

January 10, 2007 16:09 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: AIC Limited and Copernican Capital Corp. Announce Special Distributions on TSX-Listed Funds

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 10, 2007) -

A CORRCTION FROM SOURCE is issued with respect to the news release issued January 9, 2007 at 16:52 ET. The 3rd paragraph stated that the approximate dollar amount per Class A Share was $0,027245 and should have read $0.27245. The complete and corrected version follows.

AIC Limited and Copernican Capital Corp. today jointly announced the finalized special capital gains distribution amounts payable to investors in their respective closed-end funds.

SPECIAL CAPITAL GAIN DISTRIBUTIONS

Investors of the following TSX-listed funds on the record date listed below will receive special distributions of realized capital gains in the amount and on the payment date listed below.



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NAME OF FUND SPECIAL Record Payment
CAPITAL GAINS Date Date
DISTRIBUTION
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Global Banks Premium 0.0583958 December 29, January 15,
Income Trust (TSX:GBP.UN) per unit 2006 2007

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International Financial 0.0567030 December 29, January 15,
Income and Growth Trust per unit 2006 2007
(TSX:FIT.UN)

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Copernican World Financial 0.0422764 December 29, January 15,
Infrastructure Trust per unit 2006 2007
(TSX:CIW.UN)

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In addition, investors of AIC Global Financial Split Corp. (TSX:ASC) of record on January 31, 2007 will participate in a special capital gain distribution aggregating to approximately $418,000 (approximately $0.27245 per Class A Share) to be paid on February 12, 2007. The per Class A Share amount of this distribution, will be announced following completion of the rights offering on January 19, 2007.

FUND PERFORMANCE

AIC Global Financial Split Corp. Class A Shares completed December 31, 2006 with a one year rate of return of 31% and International Financial Income and Growth Trust completed December 31, 2006 with a one year rate of return of 30%.

"We are pleased to confirm to investors these special, tax-efficient, capital-gains distributions" said AIC's Chris Lowe, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager. "Not only has AIC delivered on its commitment to tax efficiency but also investors have benefited from above-average returns. As at December 31, 2006, for example, AIC Global Financial Split Corp. Class A Shares posted a one year return of 31%. Our International Financial Income and Growth Trust also posted an outstanding 30% one year return and our Global Banks Premium Income Trust achieved a notable 25% one year return. Copernican World Financial Infrastructure Trust was launched in July 2006 and therefore has yet to complete its first full year."



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Returns 3mths 6mths 1 year Since intro.
(as at December
31, 2006)
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Global Banks Premium Income
Trust (TSX:GBP.UN) 9.0% 16.9% 25.2% 14.6%

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International Financial
Income and Growth Trust
(TSX:FIT.UN) 10.6% 19.5% 29.7% 21.9%

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AIC Global Financial
Split Corp. Class A Share
(TSX:ASC) 11.4% 23.8% 31.0% 18.8%

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AIC commenced operations in 1985 and has grown to become one of Canada's largest privately-held mutual fund companies with assets under management exceeding $9 billion.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts: AIC Investment Services
    Chris Lowe
    Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager
    (905) 331-4242, ext. 4232 or 1-888-710-4242, ext. 4232
    Email: clowe@aic.com
    or
    Copernican Capital Corp.
    Chris Lowe
    Chief Executive Officer
    (905) 319-4922
    Email: clowe@copernican.com
    Website: www.copernicancapital.com
    or
    AIC Limited
    Terri Oswald
    Director, Media Relations
    (905) 331-4242, ext. 4345 or 1-888-710-4242, ext. 4345
    Email: toswald@aic.com
    Website: www.aic.com