A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund announces Special Cash Distribution and February monthly distribution



    TRADING SYMBOL: The Toronto Stock Exchange - AW.UN

    VANCOUVER, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund (the Fund)
today declared a Special Distribution of 10 cents per trust unit as a result
of the strong 2007 same store sales growth of 3.7% for the A&W restaurants in
the Royalty Pool. The Special Distribution will be to unitholders of record at
the close of business on February 15th, 2008 and will be payable on
February 29th, 2008. For tax purposes, this distribution will be a
non-eligible dividend.
    The Fund also today declared its regular monthly cash distribution of
10.6 cents per trust unit for the period January 1 to January 31, 2008. This
distribution will be to unitholders of record at the close of business on
February 15th, 2008 and will also be payable on February 29th, 2008. For tax
purposes, 8.958 cents per unit of this distribution will be other taxable
income and 1.642 cents per unit will be a non-eligible dividend.
    A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. will also receive a special dividend of
10 cents per share and a regular monthly dividend of 10.6 cents per share from
A&W Trade Marks Inc. (Trade Marks) on its investment in Trade Marks.

    Launched on February 15, 2002, the Fund, through its investment in A&W
Trade Marks Inc., receives royalties equal to 3% of the sales of 676 A&W
restaurants in the Royalty Pool. Cash distributions are paid monthly. A&W is
the second largest quick-service hamburger restaurant in Canada by number of
restaurants. Operating coast-to-coast, A&W restaurants feature famous
trade-marked menu items such as The Burger Family, Chubby Chicken and A&W Root
Beer.

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For further information:

For further information: Don Leslie, Chief Financial Officer, (604)
988-2141, email: investorrelations@aw.ca


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