Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income Fund
TSX : BSI.UN

Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income Fund
Brascan SoundVest Total Return Fund
TSX : BST.UN

Brascan SoundVest Total Return Fund
Brascan SoundVest Rising Distribution Split Trust
TSX : BSD.UN

Brascan SoundVest Rising Distribution Split Trust
BRASCAN SOUNDVEST FOCUSED BUSINESS TRUST
TSX : BSF.UN

BRASCAN SOUNDVEST FOCUSED BUSINESS TRUST

February 20, 2008 16:35 ET

Brascan SoundVest Funds Announce Distributions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2008) - Brascan SoundVest Funds today announced monthly distributions and quarterly preferred interest payment for the following funds:



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Annualized
Yield
Ticker Distribution Record Payable (at February
Fund (TSX) (per unit) Date Date 19, 2008)
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Brascan
SoundVest
Diversified BSI.UN $0.079 February 29, March 14, 9.8%
Income Fund 2008 2008
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Brascan
SoundVest
Total BST.UN $0.0625 February 29, March 14, 8.8%
Return Fund 2008 2008
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Brascan
SoundVest
Rising
Distribution BSD.UN $0.084 February 29, March 14, 17.5%
Split Trust 2008 2008
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Brascan
SoundVest
Rising
Distribution
Split Trust
(quarterly
preferred
interest BSD.PR.A $0.15 February 29, March 14, 6.2%
payment) 2008 2008
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Brascan
SoundVest
Focused
Business BSF.UN $0.065 February 29, March 14, 11.0%
Trust 2008 2008
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Unitholders of Brascan SoundVest Diversified Income 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.

Brascan SoundVest Funds are dedicated to providing high-quality investment funds to retail investors. These funds bring together innovative structures with top tier investment advisors to give investors access to tax-advantaged distributions while focusing on capital preservation and long-term total return. The investment advisor and portfolio manager for the Funds is SoundVest Capital Management Ltd. ("SoundVest"), which is 50% owned by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. SoundVest is an established investment advisor, providing investment management services to pension funds, trusts, foundations and high net worth individuals.

This news release contains forward looking information. Actual future results may differ materially. The risks, uncertainties and other factors that could influence actual results are described in the Brascan SoundVest Funds prospectuses and other documents filed with regulatory authorities.

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