S Split Corp.
TSX : SBN.PR.A
TSX : SBN
TSX : SBN.WT

S Split Corp.

March 02, 2010 16:03 ET

S Split Corp. Declares Monthly Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) - S Split Corp. (the "Fund") (TSX:SBN.PR.A)(TSX:SBN)(TSX:SBN.WT), has declared its monthly distribution of $0.04375 on each of its Preferred Shares and $0.05130 on each of its Class A shares, payable March 31, 2010 to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2010. 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 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 and warrants are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols SBN.PR.A, SBN and SBN.WT respectively. Each warrant entitles its holder to acquire one unit at a subscription price of $18.75 on each business day commencing on December 1, 2009 and ending on March 31, 2010.

Distribution Details :  
   
Distribution per Preferred Share: $0.04375
Distribution per Class A Share: $0.05130
Payable Date: March 31, 2010
Record Date: March 15, 2010
Ex-Dividend Date: March 11, 2010

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

Contact Information

  • S Split Corp.
    Investor Relations
    (416) 681-3966 or Toll Free: 1-800-725-7172
    www.mulvihill.com