Newalta Income Fund

Newalta Income Fund

October 16, 2006 18:38 ET

Newalta Income Fund Announces October Distribution

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 16, 2006) - Newalta Income Fund (TSX:NAL.UN) ("Newalta") today announced that it has declared a cash distribution of 18.5 cents per trust unit for the month of October, 2006, payable on November 15, 2006, to all unitholders of record on October 31, 2006. The ex-distribution date is October 27, 2006.

Newalta's DRIP provides eligible unitholders with the opportunity to reinvest their monthly distribution to acquire additional trust units at a purchase price equal to 95% of the average market price. The deadline for completing and delivering enrollment forms to Valiant Trust Company is 3:00 pm (MST) on the business day immediately preceding the record date.

Based on the October 16, 2006 closing price of $34.35 per trust unit, the October distribution represents an annualized cash-on-cash yield of approximately 6.5%.

Newalta Income Fund has delivered dynamic profitable growth and generated compound annual revenue growth of 30% since 1993. Newalta, one of Canada's largest industrial waste management companies, focuses on maximizing the value inherent in industrial waste through the recovery of saleable products and recycling. Newalta also provides environmentally sound disposal of solid, non-hazardous industrial waste. With 1,600 talented people and a network of more than 60 facilities from coast to coast, Newalta serves customers in the automotive, forestry, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, steel and transportation service industries. Providing solid investor returns, exceptional customer service, safe operations and environmental stewardship has enabled Newalta to expand into new service sectors and geographic markets. Newalta Income Fund's units trade on the TSX under NAL.UN.

Contact Information

  • Newalta Income Fund
    Ronald L. Sifton
    Senior Vice President, Finance & CFO
    (403) 206-2684