Top 10 Split Trust

Top 10 Split Trust

March 29, 2011 08:57 ET

Top 10 Split Trust Announces Year End Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - Top 10 Split Trust (the "Fund") (TSX:TXT.PR.A)(TSX:TXT.UN) announces results for the year ended December 31, 2010. The net decrease in net assets from operations amounted to $nil or $0.00 per unit. Net assets were $16.57 per Combined Security, net of distributions to securityholders in the amounts of $0.78 per Preferred Security and $0.28 per Capital Unit.

The Fund investment objectives for the Capital Units are (i) to provide holders of Capital Units, upon redemption, with the benefit of any capital appreciation in the market price of the securities in the Financial Portfolio and (ii) to pay quarterly distributions to holders of Capital Units in an amount targeted to be 7.5% per annum of the net asset value of the Fund. The Fund's investment objectives for the Preferred Securities are (i) to pay holders of Preferred Securities fixed quarterly cash interest payments of 6.25% per annum on the $12.50 principal amount of a Preferred Security and (ii) to repay the principal amount of $12.50 per Preferred Security on termination of the Trust on March 31, 2011.

To generate additional returns, the Fund may, from time to time, write covered call options in respect of all or part 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. The Fund's Preferred Securities and Capital Units are listed on Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TXT.PR.A and TXT.UN respectively.

Selected Financial Information: ($ Millions)  
Statement of Net Assets   2010  
Assets $ 46.0  
Liabilities   36.6  
Net Assets (Unitholders' Equity) $ 9.4  
Statement of Financial Operations      
Revenue $ 1.6  
Expenses   (0.8 )
Preferred Security Interest   (2.1 )
Net Investment Loss $ (1.3 )
Net Gain on Investments   1.3  
Net Decrease in Net Assets from Operations $ 0.0  

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

A member of the Mulvihill Capital Management Inc. Group of Funds

Contact Information

  • Top 10 Split Trust
    Investor Relations
    416.681.3966 or toll free at 1.800.725.7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    John Mulvihill
    President and CEO
    416.681.3966; 1.800.725.7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    David Roode
    President, Fund Services
    416.681.3966; 1.800.725.7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    Aaron Ho
    Vice-President, Finance
    416.681.3966; 1.800.725.7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    121 King Street West
    Suite 2600, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3T9
    416.681.3966; 1.800.725.7172