EnerVest Diversified Income Trust
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EnerVest Diversified Income Trust

October 19, 2006 14:24 ET

EnerVest Diversified Income Trust Announces October 2006 Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2006) -

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EnerVest Diversified Management Inc., the Manager of EnerVest Diversified Income Trust (TSX:EIT.UN) ("EnerVest"), announces that the record date for the next monthly distribution is October 31, 2006. The payment date will be November 15, 2006.

EnerVest's net asset value per unit was $7.87 for October 18, 2006.

EnerVest will distribute $0.07 per unit, which represents a current yield of 12.1% based on the closing price of $6.94 per unit on October 18, 2006. The Manager anticipates that approximately 40% of the distributions declared for the current fiscal year will not be included in taxable income for 2006.

EnerVest is an actively managed, closed-end trust which invests in a diversified portfolio of income, royalty and real estate investment trusts, and limited partnerships, all of which trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange. EnerVest's objectives are to maximize monthly distributions relative to risk, reduce investment risk, and maximize net asset value over its life. EnerVest currently has 233,976,908 units outstanding, a net asset value of approximately $1.8 billion and a daily average trading volume of 454,074 units for the first nine months of 2006.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Contact Information

  • EnerVest Diversified Management Inc.
    Kevin W. Wolfe
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 571-5550 or Toll Free: 1-800-459-3384
    or
    EnerVest Diversified Management Inc.
    J. Ward Mallabone
    Chief Operating Officer
    (403) 571-5550 or Toll Free: 1-800-459-3384
    or
    EnerVest Diversified Management Inc.
    Kristie Allen
    Investor Relations
    (403) 571-5550 or Toll Free: 1-800-459-3384
    or
    EnerVest Diversified Management Inc.
    Linda Koroluk
    Investor Relations
    (403) 571-5550 or Toll Free: 1-800-459-3384
    (403) 571-5554 (FAX)
    or
    EnerVest Diversified Management Inc.
    Suite 2800, 700-9th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3V4
    Email: info@enervest.com
    Website: www.enervest.com