TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Copernican World Financial Infrastructure
Trust (TSX: CIW.UN) (the "Fund") is pleased to announce that its
quarterly cash distribution for 2012 will be $0.05 per unit of the Fund
or $0.20 per annum.
The Fund determines annually its anticipated quarterly distribution
target for the following year. The distribution rate was determined
based upon prevailing market conditions and the Manager's estimate of
distributable cash flow for the 12 months ending December 31, 2012.
This represents an annual yield of 3.54% based on a market price of
$5.65 per unit on January 31, 2012.
About Manulife Investments
Manulife Investments is the brand name describing certain Canadian
subsidiaries and operating divisions of Manulife Financial Corporation
that offer personal wealth management products and services in Canada.
As one of Canada's leading integrated financial services providers,
Manulife Investments offers a variety of products and services
including segregated fund contracts, mutual funds, annuities,
guaranteed interest contracts and structured products. Manulife
Structured Products are managed by Manulife Asset Management Limited.
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group
with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. In
2012, we celebrate 125 years of providing clients strong, reliable,
trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant
financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and
distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management
products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset
management services to institutional customers. Funds under management
by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$500 billion (US$491
billion) as at December 31, 2011. The Company operates as Manulife
Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the
Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE,
and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the
Internet at manulife.com.
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