SIR Royalty Income Fund Announces Trustee Election Results of its 2013 Unitholder Meeting

BURLINGTON, ON, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - SIR Royalty Income Fund (TSX: SRV.UN) ("the Fund") is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in its information circular dated April 11, 2013 were elected as trustees of the Fund at its Annual Meeting of Unitholders held on May 22, 2013 (the "Meeting").  The results of the voting for each nominee are as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
No. % No. %
Ken Fowler 1,837,442 97.39% 49,209 2.61%
Peter Fowler 1,874,312 99.35% 12,339 0.65%
Peter Luit 1,850,701 98.09% 35,950 1.91%
John McLaughlin 1,879,651 99.63% 7,000 0.37%
William Rogers 1,879,651 99.63% 7,000 0.37%


In addition, the Fund reports that the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Fund's auditors for the 2013 fiscal year was passed by a majority of the votes represented at the Meeting.

About SIR Corp.
SIR is a privately held Canadian corporation that owns and operates a portfolio of 54 restaurants in Canada. SIR's Concept brands include: Jack Astor's Bar and Grill®, with 37 locations; Alice Fazooli's®, with four locations; and Canyon Creek Chop House®, with eight locations. SIR also operates one-of-a-kind "Signature" brands in downtown Toronto, which comprise the upscale Reds® Wine Tavern, Far Niente®/FOUR®/Petit Four®, and the Loose Moose Tap & Grill®. All trademarks related to the Concept and Signature brands noted above are used by SIR under a License and Royalty Agreement with SIR Royalty Limited Partnership in consideration for a Royalty, payable by SIR to the Partnership, equal to six percent of the revenue of the 49 restaurants currently included in the Royalty pool. SIR also owns and operates two seasonal Signature restaurants: Abbey's Bakehouse™ and Duke's Refresher™. These two restaurants are not currently part of the Royalty pool. For more information on SIR Corp. or the SIR Royalty Income Fund, please visit www.sircorp.com.

About SIR Royalty Income Fund
The Fund is a trust governed by the laws of the province of Ontario that receives distribution income from its investment in the SIR Royalty Limited Partnership and interest income from the SIR Loan. The Fund intends to pay distributions to unitholders on a monthly basis

SOURCE: SIR Royalty Income Fund

For further information:

Peter Fowler, CEO
SIR Corp. 
Tel: 905-681-2997

Bruce Wigle 
BMIR, Investor Relations
Tel: (416) 447-4740, ext 232


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