Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.

Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.

August 22, 2005 17:55 ET

diversiTrust'TM' Family of Funds Announce Distributions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 22, 2005) - Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd. ("Goodman & Company"), manager of diversiTrust™ Income Fund, diversiTrust™ Stable Income Fund, diversiTrust™ Income+ Fund and diversiTrust™ Energy Income Fund (the "Funds"), announces the following cash distributions payable on September 15, 2005 to unitholders of record on August 31, 2005:

(Prices as Distribution Closing NAVPS (Discount)/ Yield
of Aug, 19, 2005) per unit ($) Price Premium

Income Fund
(DTF.UN) $0.08 $15.58 $16.19 (3.80%) 6.16%
Stable Income Fund
(DTS.UN) $0.0625 $13.00 $13.24 (1.81%) 5.77%
Income+ Fund
(DTP.UN) $0.067 $12.00 $12.81 (6.32%) 6.70%
Energy Income Fund
(DTN.UN) $0.083 $10.11 $10.88 (7.08%) 9.85%

These closed-end funds allow unitholders to participate in returns on actively managed and diversified portfolios of business, resource, real estate and utility trusts, as well as other high-yielding securities.

Goodman & Company, the manager of the Funds, is a leader in the income trust market, managing a broad range of core and specialized income trust funds including Dynamic Focus+ Diversified Income Trust Fund, Dynamic Focus+ Energy Income Trust Fund, Dynamic Focus+ Small Business Fund, Dynamic Focus+ Real Estate Fund and Dynamic Focus+ Resource Fund. Goodman & Company also manages the diversiYield Income Fund (DYI.un), another TSX-listed closed-end fund.

Goodman & Company is a leading Canadian investment firm tracing its portfolio management roots back over 45 years, with over $16 billion in assets under management. Goodman & Company, including Dynamic Mutual Funds and its affiliates, offers a wide range of wealth management solutions through registered financial advisors, including mutual funds; fee-based programs (Viscount and Marquis), limited partnerships (CMP and Canada Dominion), a labour-sponsored fund, hedge funds and high net-worth investment counsel (Goodman Private Wealth Management). Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd. is a subsidiary of Dundee Wealth Management Inc. (DW - TSX).

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