Harvest Portfolios Group Inc.

Harvest Portfolios Group Inc.
Energy Leaders Income Fund
TSX : HEN.UN
TSX : HEN.WT

Energy Leaders Income Fund

June 20, 2012 14:40 ET

Energy Leaders Income Fund Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid June 22, 2012

OAKVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2012) - Harvest Portfolios Group Inc., the manager (the "Manager") of Energy Leaders Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:HEN.UN)(TSX:HEN.WT) today announced that the Fund will commence a normal course issuer bid to purchase a portion of the outstanding trust units (TSX:HEN.UN) and warrants (TSX:HEN.WT) on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"). The purpose of the normal course issuer bid for HEN.UN is to provide the Fund with a mechanism to decrease the potential spread between the net asset value per unit and the market price of the trust units and to provide enhanced liquidity for the trust units. The purpose of the normal course issuer bid for HEN.WT is to provide the Fund with a mechanism to decrease the dilution of the Fund net asset value per unit. HEN.UN intends to purchase up to 229,880 trust units, representing 10% of the public float of the securities issued and outstanding. HEN.WT intends to purchase up to 229,880 warrants, representing 10% of the public float of the securities issued and outstanding. These purchases will be made in accordance with applicable regulations, and will be effected through the facilities of TSX over a maximum period of 12 months commencing on June 22, 2012 and ending on the earlier of June 21, 2013 or on such date as the Fund completes its purchase under the normal course issuer bid or on such date as the Fund may otherwise determine. Trust units and warrants purchased will be cancelled. HEN.UN had 2,300,000 trust units issued and outstanding and will not purchase in any given 30 day period, in the aggregate more than 46,000, being 2% of the issued and outstanding trust units as at June 19, 2012. HEN.WT had 2,300,000 warrants issued and outstanding and will not purchase in any given 30 day period, in the aggregate more than 46,000, being 2% of the issued and outstanding warrants as at June 19, 2012.

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