Citadel Group of Funds Invites Unitholders to Participate in a Conference
Call to Discuss the Benefits of its Reorganization Proposal

TORONTO, Sept. 16 /CNW/ - Citadel Group of Funds (the "Funds") today invited its unitholders to participate in a conference call on Thursday, September 17, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. ET, to discuss the Funds' proposed Reorganization Proposal to be voted on at its upcoming Special Meetings of Unitholders. The event will be hosted by Mr. Wayne Pushka, President of Citadel Fund Administrator. During the call, Mr. Pushka will outline the many benefits of the Reorganizational Proposal, which is expected to significantly increase long-term value for unitholders through the creation of a better and larger continuing fund.

The continuing fund will have a broader investment mandate that will be managed by Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited, one of Canada's pre-eminent money managers. Other benefits of the Reorganization Proposal include special redemption rights, enhanced liquidity and continued high level of distributions.

    
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    Conference Call Numbers:
    Toll-free number: 1-800-319-4610
    Outside of North America: +1-604-638-5340
    Webcast will be available at www.CitadelMeeting.com
    Participants are asked to dial in at least 10 minutes prior to the start
    of the call.
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A taped replay will be available to listeners following the call until September 30, 2009. To access the replay, please dial 1-800-319-6413 (or +1-604-638-9010 for callers outside of North America) and enter code 4832 followed by the No. sign.

Please visit www.CitadelMeeting.com for further information related to the Special Meeting resolutions. A link to this dedicated website will also be made available from the corporate website at www.citadelfunds.com.

    
               Voting Instructions for Beneficial Unitholders
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    If your units are held in a brokerage account a BLUE proxy has been mailed
to you. Please only vote the BLUE proxy as follows:

    Canadian Unitholders: Visit www.proxyvote.com and enter your 12 digit
control number or call 1-800-474-7493 or fax your BLUE proxy to 905-507-7793
or toll free at 1-866-623-5305 in order to ensure that it is received before
the deadline.

    U.S. Unitholders: Visit www.proxyvote.com and enter your 12 digit control
number or call 1-800-454-8683.

    Time is of the essence - Unitholders can vote by telephone or via the
       internet, fax or mail and please ensure that you sign and date the
                                   proxy.

     PROXIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2009, AT 9:00 A.M.
                               (TORONTO TIME).

    If you have any questions on voting your proxy, please contact Kingsdale
Shareholder Services Inc. at:

    Telephone Toll Free: 1-888-518-6828
    Local Fax: 416-867-2271
    Toll Free Fax: 1-866-545-5580
    Outside North America Call Collect: 1-416-867-2272
    Email: contactus@kingsdaleshareholder.com
    

This release contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on certain factors and assumptions including, results of operations, performance and effective income tax rates. While the Funds and Citadel Fund Administrator consider these factors and assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available, they may prove to be incorrect. Several factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to: the timing of and the ability to carry out the Reorganization, including the mergers and fluctuations in the net asset value. Forward-looking statements are given only as at the date of this release and the Funds and Citadel Fund Administrator disclaims any obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

SOURCE CITADEL GROUP OF FUNDS

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Janet Craig, Kingsdale Communications Inc., (416) 867-2315, jac@kingsdalecommunications.com

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