Ameristar RSP Income Trust
TSX : RSP.UN

Ameristar RSP Income Trust

September 20, 2005 09:00 ET

Monthly Distribution Declared-AmeriStar RSP Income Trust

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 20, 2005) - AMERISTAR RSP INCOME TRUST ("AMERISTAR")(TSX:RSP.UN) declares its variable monthly distribution of $0.08465 per unit, or 8.5% based on the August 31, 2005 net asset value of $11.95. Distributions are payable October 7, 2005 to shareholders on record as of September 30, 2005.

AmeriStar unitholders have received a total of $9.30 per unit in distributions since inception, inclusive of this distribution.

AmeriStar invests in a diversified portfolio consisting mainly of common shares issued by companies included in the S&P 500 Index and / or a selection of the 50 largest non-U.S. companies listed on the NYSE. Units are 100% eligible as Canadian content, allowing investors to increase their international exposure beyond the foreign content limit. Quadravest Capital Management actively manages AmeriStar's portfolio.

Quadravest Capital Management Inc. is focused on the creation and management of enhanced yield products for retail investors. Its management style combines active security selection with covered call option writing. This strategy generates additional returns above dividend and interest income earned in the portfolio. Quadravest is dedicated to providing investors with products that offer both steady income and capital preservation for the long term.



AmeriStar Distribution Details:

-Distribution per Unit: $0.08465

-Ex-Dividend Date: September 28, 2005

-Record Date: September 30, 2005

-Payable Date: October 7, 2005


Contact Information

  • Quadravest Capital Management
    Wayne Finch
    Chairman & Chief Investment Officer
    (416) 304-4443
    or
    Quadravest Capital Management
    Laura Johnson
    Vice President
    (416) 304-4443
    or
    Quadravest Capital Management
    Peter Cruickshank
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 304-4443
    info@quadravest.com
    www.quadravest.com