Mulvihill World Financial Split Corp.

Mulvihill World Financial Split Corp.

November 01, 2005 14:24 ET

World Financial Split Corp.: Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 1, 2005) - World Financial Split Corp. (TSX:WFS)(TSX:WFS.PR.A) (The "Fund") announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange has accepted the Fund's Notice of Intention to make a normal course issuer bid. The Fund will have the right to purchase under the bid up to a maximum of 1,776,851 Class A Shares and up to a maximum of 1,776,851 Preferred Shares representing approximately 10% of the Fund's public float commencing November 3, 2005. As at October 28, 2005 there were 17,772,519 Class A Shares and 17,772,519 Preferred Shares of the Fund issued and outstanding. Purchases made pursuant to the normal course issuer bid will be made in the open market through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange. The normal course issuer bid will remain in effect until the earlier of November 2, 2006, the termination of the bid by the Fund or the Fund purchasing the maximum number of Units permitted under the bid. Class A Shares and Preferred Shares purchased by the Fund pursuant to the issuer bid will be cancelled.

Directors of the Fund believe that Units of the Fund may become available during the proposed purchase period at prices which would make such purchases in the best interests of the Fund.

The Fund's investment portfolio is managed by its investment manager, Mulvihill Capital Management Inc. The Fund's Preferred and Class A shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols WFS.PR.A and WFS.

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

Contact Information

  • Mulvihill Structured Products
    John Mulvihill
    President & CEO
    (416) 681-3966 or (800) 725-7172
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    Don Biggs
    Vice President
    (416) 681-3966 or (800) 725-7172