Newport Partners Income Fund
TSX : NPF.UN

August 24, 2005 12:30 ET

Newport Partners Income Fund Announces August 2005 Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 24, 2005) -

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Newport Partners Income Fund (TSX:NPF.UN) announced today that a cash distribution in the amount of $0.06082 per Unit, covering the period from August 8, 2005 to August 31, 2005, will be paid on September 15, 2005 to unitholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2005.

ABOUT NEWPORT PARTNERS INCOME FUND

The Fund is an unincorporated, open-ended trust created to hold through the Company's investment in Newport Partners Commercial Trust, interests in Newport Private Yield LP, a limited partnership established under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The Fund began trading on the TSX on August 8, 2005 under the symbol NPF.UN.

ABOUT NEWPORT

Newport is the financial partner to more than 50 successful entrepreneurs who have proven track records and operate businesses that have a history of profitability and consistent cash flows. Newport has an ownership interest in ten operating partnerships in four industries generating approximately $339 million in revenues and $60 million in distributable cash. Newport's business strategy allows the entrepreneur to make the operating decisions for the business, while strategic and capital allocation decisions are made jointly by Newport and the entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs are attracted to Newport by the opportunity to diversify their personal wealth while still maintaining operational control of their business and benefiting from access to lower cost capital. Newport's managing principals are 15 individuals who have more than 350 years experience in investment management, corporate finance and operations.

Contact Information

  • Newport Partners Income Fund
    Kelly Willis
    416-867-8590