Loring Ward International Ltd.

Loring Ward International Ltd.

May 16, 2006 08:50 ET

Loring Ward First Quarter Results Conference Call

WINNEPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - May 16, 2006) - Robert P. Herrmann, Chief Executive Officer of Loring Ward International Ltd., invites you to join him in a conference call on Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006 to be released at or about 6:00 p.m. ET on Monday, May 22, 2006.

To participate in the conference call, and the question and answer period that will follow, please dial 416-695-9753 or toll-free 1-877-888-4210. Please dial in about five minutes before the start of the call to ensure your participation, as there are limited lines available.

For the question-and-answer period, participants simply press "star 1" on a touch-tone phone to register their request to ask a question. The conference call coordinator is immediately notified of all requests in the order in which they are made. The coordinator will then introduce each questioner to the chair speakers. If you would like to cancel a request, press "#" on your phone.

The conference call will also be simultaneously webcast at www.ccnmatthews.com/LoringWardQ12006. To listen to the webcast, participants will require Windows MediaPlayer®, which can be downloaded prior to accessing the call.

For those unable to participate, an archived webcast of the conference call will be available at www.loringward.com until midnight on June 30, 2006.

About Loring Ward

Loring Ward International Ltd. provides wealth and life management services to some of America's most enterprising and successful individuals and families. These services are provided through the Company's two primary businesses - Asset Management & Advisory Services and Business & Financial Management. It is an unlisted Canadian public company with principal operating subsidiaries in California and New York. The Company's U.S. corporate offices are headquartered in New York. For more information, please visit www.loringward.com.

Information in this news release that is not current or historical factual information may constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of securities laws. Forward -looking statements may include those relating to the Company's objectives and strategies, as well as statements of our beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions. Implicit in this information are assumptions regarding future revenue and expenses, as well as our business strategy, expectations, intentions and other matters. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect, and actual outcomes and results, including the future operating results and economic performance of the Company, may differ materially because of many factors, including those discussed in this press release and in our other public filings. For more information on these risks and uncertainties you should refer to our detailed Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis which is available at www.sedar.com. Forward-looking information contained in this news release is based on our current estimates, expectations and projections, which we believe are reasonable as of the current date. You should not place undue importance on forward-looking information and should not rely upon this information as of any other date. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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