Mulvihill World Financial Split Corp.
TSX : WFS.PR.A
TSX : WFS

Mulvihill World Financial Split Corp.

November 01, 2006 12:43 ET

World Financial Split Corp. Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 1, 2006) - World Financial Split Corp. (the "Fund") (TSX:WFS.PR.A)(TSX:WFS) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange has accepted the Fund's Notice of Intention to make a normal course issuer bid. Commencing November 3, 2006, the Fund will have the right to purchase under the bid up to a maximum of 1,457,587 units, each unit comprising of one preferred share and one class A share (the "Units") and representing approximately 10% of the Fund's public float. There are currently 14,578,719 Units 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, 2007, the termination of the bid by the Fund or the Fund purchasing the maximum number of Units permitted under the bid. Units purchased by the Fund pursuant to the issuer bid will be cancelled. The Fund has purchased nil Units during the previous year pursuant to the issuer bid.

Management and directors of the manager of the Fund, Mulvihill Fund Services Inc., 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
    or
    Mulvihill Structured Products
    Don Biggs
    Senior Vice President
    (416) 681-3966 or (800) 725-7172
    Email: hybrid@mulvihill.com
    Website: www.mulvihill.com