Excel Funds Management Inc.

Excel Funds Management Inc.
Excel India Trust
TSX : EXI.UN

Excel India Trust

September 19, 2007 15:02 ET

Excel India Trust (TSX: EXI.UN) Announces Initial Quarterly Distribution of $0.125 Per Unit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2007) -

This press release is not for distribution in the United States.

Excel Funds Management Inc. ("Excel Funds") is pleased to announce the initial quarterly distribution of $0.125 per unit for Excel India Trust (TSX:EXI.UN) (the "Trust"). The distribution will be paid on October 15, 2007 to unitholders of record on September 28, 2007.

The Trust has been designed to provide investors with exposure to an actively managed portfolio consisting of equity securities of Indian companies. This exposure is achieved through a fund-on-fund structure designed to minimize Indian withholding taxes on capital gains and avoid certain investment restrictions that would otherwise apply to foreign investors investing in India.

Units of the Trust trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol EXI.UN.

Founded in 1998, Excel Funds is a specialized fund management company that focuses exclusively on investment opportunities in emerging markets. Excel Funds also manages the Excel India Fund, Excel China Fund, Excel Chindia Fund and the Excel Income and Growth Fund. Excel Funds currently has approximately $650 million in assets under management.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements reflect Excel's current expectations, but are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Due to the many risks and uncertainties, Excel cannot assure that the forward-looking statements contained in this news release will be realized.

Contact Information

  • Excel Funds Management Inc.
    Avnee Patel
    Investor Relations
    1-888-813-9813
    Website: www.excelfunds.com