Premier Canadian Income Fund

March 29, 2011 08:56 ET

Premier Canadian Income Fund Announces Year End Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - Premier Canadian Income Fund (TSX:PCU.UN) (the "Fund") announces results for the year ended December 31, 2010. The net increase in net assets from operations amounted to $0.4 million or $0.21 per unit. Net assets were $14.1 million or $4.49 per unit, net of distributions to unitholders in the amount of $0.6 million or $0.31 per unit.

The Fund's investment objectives are (a) to maximize total returns for unitholders including both long-term appreciation in net asset value ("NAV") per unit and distributions; and (b) to pay unitholders monthly distributions in an amount targeted to be 6.5% per annum on the NAV of the Fund. The Fund will invest in a portfolio principally consisting of common shares selected from the energy, financial and materials sectors of the S&P/TSX 60 Index. In addition, the Fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets in equity securities of issuers selected from the S&P/TSX Composite Index.

To generate additional returns, the Fund may, from time to time, write covered call options on up to a maximum of 25% of the securities in the Portfolio. In addition, the Fund may write cash covered put options in respect of securities in which the Fund is permitted to invest.

The Fund's investment portfolio is managed by its investment manager, Mulvihill Capital Management Inc. Fund units are listed on Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PCU.UN.

Selected Financial Information: ($ Millions)      
Statement of Net Assets   2010  
Assets $ 17.1  
Liabilities   3.0  
Net Assets (Unitholders' Equity) $ 14.1  
Statement of Financial Operations      
Revenue $ 0.2  
Expenses   (0.4 )
Net Investment Loss $ (0.2 )
Net Gain on Investments   0.6  
Net Increase in Net Assets from Operations $ 0.4  

For further information, please contact Investor Relations at 416.681.3966, toll free at 1.800.725.7172 or visit

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Contact Information

  • Mulvihill Structured Products
    John Mulvihill
    President and CEO
    416.681.3966 or 1.800.725.7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    David Roode
    President, Fund Services
    416.681.3966 or 1.800.725.7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    Aaron Ho
    Vice-President, Finance
    416.681.3966 or 1.800.725.7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    121 King Street West, Suite 2600
    Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3T9
    416.681.3966 or 1.800.725.7172