EnerVest Diversified Income Trust
TSX : EIT.UN

EnerVest Diversified Income Trust

May 17, 2010 18:22 ET

EnerVest Diversified Income Trust Announces May 2010 Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) -

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EnerVest Diversified Income Trust ("EnerVest" or the "Fund") (TSX:EIT.UN) is pleased to announce the May distribution of $0.10 per unit. The record date for this distribution is May 31, 2010 and the payment date will be June 15, 2010. The ex-distribution date for this payment is May 27, 2010.

About the Distribution

EnerVest's objective is to deliver a consistent, high-yield, monthly cash distribution from a portfolio of income-generating and capital growth oriented securities. At current unit prices, EIT.UN is providing our unitholders with a yield of approximately 9.2%.

About EnerVest

The Fund is Canada's largest, most liquid, diversified closed-end investment fund. The Fund is listed on the TSX under the symbol EIT.UN and is an actively managed, diversified portfolio of income-generating and capital growth oriented securities listed on the TSX and is designed to maximize distributions and Net Asset Value for the benefit of its Unitholders.

Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect EnerVest Management Ltd.'s and its affiliates (the "Administrator") current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. Although the Administrator believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. The Administrator undertakes no obligation to update publicly or otherwise revise any forward-looking statement or information whether as a result of new information, future events or other such factors which affect this information, except as required by law.

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