Brompton Stable Income Fund
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Brompton Stable Income Fund
Brompton Equal Weight Income Fund
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Brompton Equal Weight Income Fund
Brompton Equal Weight Oil & Gas Income Fund
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Brompton Equal Weight Oil & Gas Income Fund
Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Fund
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Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Fund

October 26, 2005 16:32 ET

Brompton Stable Income Fund, Brompton Equal Weight Income Fund, Brompton Equal Weight Oil & Gas Income Fund, Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Fund: Joint Press Release

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2005) - A special meeting of unitholders of each of Brompton Stable Income Fund (TSX:BSR.UN), Brompton Equal Weight Income Fund (TSX:EWI.UN), Brompton Equal Weight Oil & Gas Income Fund (TSX:OGF.UN) and Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Preferred Fund (TSX:FAC.UN) was held today to vote on certain amendments to each of their declaration of trust. The proposed amendments are detailed in the Joint Management Information Circular which was delivered to unitholders at the end of September 2005. A quorum was not present at each of the meetings and as a result, the special meetings for these funds were adjourned to November 9, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. at the offices of Stikeman Elliott LLP, 51st Floor, 199 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M5L 1B9.

For a copy of the Joint Management Information Circular or additional information, please visit our website at www.bromptongroup.com.

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