S Split Corp.

S Split Corp.

August 05, 2008 16:03 ET

S Split Corp. Declares Monthly Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2008) - S Split Corp. (the "Fund")(TSX:SBN.PR.A)(TSX:SBN), has declared its monthly distribution of $0.04375 on each of its Preferred Shares and $0.05910 on each of its Class A shares, payable August 29, 2008 to shareholders of record as of August 15, 2008. To the extent that any portion of the distributions are ordinary taxable dividends and not capital gains dividends, they will be eligible dividends.

The Fund is a mutual fund corporation which invests in a portfolio of common shares of The Bank of Nova Scotia ("BNS Shares"). Investors in the Fund's Class A Shares will receive leveraged exposure to the performance of The Bank of Nova Scotia, including increases or decreases in the value of BNS Shares and increases or decreases in the dividends paid on BNS Shares. Investors in the Fund's Preferred Shares will receive monthly distributions on a fixed, cumulative and preferential basis.

The investment objectives for the Class A Shares are: (i) to provide holders of Class A Shares with regular monthly cash distributions in an amount targeted to be 6.00% per annum on the net asset value ("NAV") of the Class A Shares; and (ii) to provide holders of Class A Shares with the opportunity for leveraged growth in NAV and distributions per Class A Share.

The investment objectives for the Preferred Shares are: (i) to provide holders of Preferred Shares with fixed cumulative preferential monthly cash distributions in the amount of $0.04375 per Preferred Share ($0.525 per year) representing a yield on the issue price of the Preferred Shares of 5.25% per annum; and (ii) to return the issue price of $10.00 per Preferred Share to holders of Preferred Shares at the time of redemption of such shares on December 1, 2014.

The Fund's investment portfolio is managed by its investment manager, Mulvihill Capital Management Inc. The Fund's Preferred and Class A shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols SBN.PR.A and SBN.

Distribution Details :

Distribution per Preferred Share: $0.04375
Distribution per Class A Share: $0.05910
Payable Date: August 29, 2008
Record Date: August 15, 2008
Ex-Dividend Date: August 13, 2008


A member of the Mulvihill Capital Management Inc. Group of Funds.

Contact Information

  • Mulvihill Structured Products
    John Mulvihill
    President & CEO
    (416) 681-3966 or 1-800-725-7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    Don Biggs
    Senior Vice President
    (416) 681-3966 or 1-800-725-7172
    Email: hybrid@mulvihill.com
    Website: www.mulvihill.com