Oil Sands Split Trust
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TSX : OST.UN

Oil Sands Split Trust

May 17, 2006 17:21 ET

Oil Sands Split Trust 'TSX:OST.UN and OST.PR.A' Announces Distributions for Second Quarter 2006

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 17, 2006) - Oil Sands Split Trust (TSX:OST.UN)(TSX:OST.PR.A) is pleased to announce a quarterly distribution of $0.70 per Capital Unit payable on June 15, 2006 to unitholders of record on May 31, 2006; and a quarterly interest payment of $0.36125 per Preferred Security payable on June 15, 2006 to unitholders of record on June 5, 2006.

Oil Sands Split Trust

Oil Sands Split Trust offers investors both Preferred Securities and Capital Units. The Trust holds units of Canadian Oil Sands Trust in order to fund quarterly fixed interest payments on the Trust's Preferred Securities and to enable the holders of the Trust's Capital Units to participate in any capital appreciation in the Canadian Oil Sands units and to benefit from any increase in the distributions paid on those units.

Sentry Select Capital Corp.

Sentry Select Capital Corp., the administrator of the Trust, provides investment, administrative and marketing services to 23 exchange-listed closed-end funds, 17 of which have exposure to the income trust sector, 16 mutual funds, 13 principal-protected notes and three flow-through limited partnerships. Sentry Select is one of the largest Canadian investment managers in the income trust sector. As of April 30, 2006, the firm had approximately $8.0 billion in gross assets under management.



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Contact Information

  • Sentry Select Capital Corp.
    Investor Services
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    1 (888) 246-6656
    (416) 364-1197 (FAX)
    or
    Sentry Select Capital Corp.
    Brian McOstrich
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    1 (888) 246-6656
    (416) 364-1197 (FAX)
    info@sentryselect.com
    www.sentryselect.com