Newport Partners Income Fund
TSX : NPF.UN

Newport Partners Income Fund

March 18, 2009 16:00 ET

Newport Partners Income Fund to Release 2008 Year End Results March 31, 2009; Conference Call at 10:30 am

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Newport Partners Income Fund ("NPF" or the "Fund") (TSX:NPF.UN) announces the following upcoming event:

Year End Results and Conference Call:

NPF expects to release its 2008 year end financial results before markets open on Tuesday, March 31, 2009. Management will hold a conference call for investors, analysts, brokers and media representatives to discuss the 2008 year end results on March 31, 2009.



The details are as follows:

Date: March 31, 2009
Time: 10:30 am EST
Access: 416-340-8018(local)
1-866-225-0198(toll free)


This conference call will be recorded and available for replay until Tuesday, April 14th, 2009. To listen to the replay, please dial 416-695-5800or 1-800-408-3053, passcode is 5067172.

Newport Partners Income Fund's financial statements will be available prior to the conference call by visiting www.newportpartnersincomefund.ca, clicking on Investor Info section and "Financial Reports".

About Newport Partners Income Fund

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

Newport Partners Income Fund is a publicly-traded diversified fund that invests in successful Canadian private businesses run by proven entrepreneurs at reasonable prices. We target above-average rates of return by putting our money to work behind talented entrepreneurs who have a record of success in their business and a growth opportunity for the future. The Fund currently has $545 million invested in 17 companies representing a diverse cross-section of the Canadian economy.

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