Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income Fund
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Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income Fund

October 19, 2005 14:52 ET

Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income Fund Announces October Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2005) - Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:BSI.UN) is pleased to announce that a distribution of $0.075 per trust unit will be payable on November 15, 2005 to unitholders of record on October 31, 2005.

The Fund is on track to meet its anticipated monthly distribution of $0.075 per trust unit, representing an annual yield of 9% based on the issue price of $10.00 per trust unit. The Fund will annually determine and announce each December its anticipated monthly distribution amount for the following year.

Distribution Reinvestment Plan

Unitholders of the Fund may elect to automatically reinvest monthly distributions in additional units of the Fund through the Fund's Distribution Reinvestment Plan (the "Plan"). Participants in the Plan may also purchase additional units of the Fund for cash. The optional cash purchases require a minimum of $100 per payment. To enroll in the plan, please contact your investment advisor.

The Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income Fund is an actively managed investment fund which invests in a diversified portfolio of business trusts, power generation and pipeline trusts, oil and gas royalty trusts, and REITS. The Fund is managed by a subsidiary of Brascan Asset Management Inc. The investment advisor and portfolio manager for the Fund is SoundVest Capital Management Ltd. ("SoundVest"), which is 50% owned by Brascan Corporation. SoundVest is an established investment advisor, providing investment management services to pension funds, trusts and foundations. The Fund is listed on Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol BSI.UN.

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